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‘Pulling the plank’

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‘Pulling the plank’ is a Shrovetide custom that symbolises marriage and is staged when during the pre-Shrovetide period or the previous year no local girl has got married. It is preserved in some villages in Gorenjska, Štajerska and Koroška.