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Old World Christmas Halloween Trick-or-treat Ornament #26083.
During the ancient celebration of Samhain, the Celts would drive away evil spirits by preparing tables filled with delectable food. The Irish later created the Legend of Stingy Jack & the Devil, in which Jack is eternally doomed to haunt the world. In order to keep evil spirits away, folks in the US put embers in carved turnips and later pumpkins. Boo!