[ perkh-tah ]
/ ˈpɛrx tɑ /
noun German Mythology.
the goddess of death and of fertility: sometimes identified with Holle.
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As a reward for the ferrying, Perchta, mending her plough, pointed to the chips.Christmas in Ritual and Tradition, Christian and Pagan|Clement A. Miles