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It seems from here for example, question 148 that it is a custom to recite Shir Hashirim after the Seder.

It says,

According to the Midrash, Shir Hashirim is an allegorical song describing the mutual devotion between Hashem and the Jewish people. Many of the verses refer to the miraculous Exodus from Egypt.

What is the origin of this custom – who started it and when?

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Nitei Gavriel Pesach 2 Chapter 105:6:7 brings it in the name of the Shela 170:1 which bases this Minhag on Mesechtas Sofrim 14:18.

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