Michaelmas Day

Michaelmas Day

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  • Michaelmas Day — noun honoring the archangel Michael; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland • Syn: ↑Michaelmas, ↑September 29 • Hypernyms: ↑quarter day • Part Holonyms: ↑September, ↑Sep, ↑Sept …   Useful english dictionary

  • Michaelmas Day — 29th September. Feast of St. Michael the Archangel. A quarter day …   Medieval glossary

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  • Michaelmas goose —    In past centuries, the traditional connection between Michaelmas and the goose was as strong as it is today between Christmas and the turkey. Everybody who could afford to ate a goose on St Michael s Day (29 September), and had probably been… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Michaelmas — /mik euhl meuhs/, n. Chiefly Brit. a festival celebrated on September 29 in honor of the archangel Michael. Also called Michaelmas Day. [bef. 1150; ME Mighelmes; OE (Sanct) Michaeles masse (St.) Michael s mass] * * * ▪ Christian festival… …   Universalium

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  • Michaelmas — /ˈmɪkəlməs/ (say mikuhlmuhs) noun a Christian festival celebrated on 29 September in honour of the archangel Michael. Also, Michaelmas Day. {Middle English, Old English (Sanct) Michaeles masse (St) Michael s mass} …  

  • Michaelmas Island — /mɪkəlməs ˈaɪlənd/ (say mikuhlmuhs uyluhnd) noun the northern island of two islands lying to the east of King George Sound in southern WA. {so called because of its discovery on Michaelmas Day, 1791} …  

  • Michaelmas (disambiguation) — Michaelmas is a day in the Christian calendar. Michaelmas may also refer to: Michaelmas (novel), a science fiction novel by Algis Budrys Michaelmas term, the first term of the academic years of several United Kingdom universities Michaelmas Term… …   Wikipedia

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