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Definition of Lammas day

Lammas day
Lammas Lam"mas, n. [AS. hl[=a]mmesse, hl[=a]fm[ae]sse, loaf mass, bread feast, or feast of first fruits; hl[=a]f loaf + m[ae]sse mass. See Loaf, and Mass religious service.] The first day of August; -- called also Lammas day, and Lammastide.

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- Lammas Day (Anglo-Saxon hlaf-mas, "loaf-m****"), also known as Loaf M**** Day, is a Christian holiday celebrated in some English-speaking countries in the...
- Lammas growth, also called Lammas leaves, Lammas flush, second shoots, or summer shoots, is a season of renewed growth in some trees in temperate regions...
- the lammas bread be broken into four bits, which were to be placed at the four corners of the barn, to protect the garnered grain. The term Lammas "is...
- but releases her. Barrie then demands to meet with Dr. Martin on Lammas day, a pagan day of ritual fire. Lewis visits an Occult bookshop, where he finds...
- celebration of the festivals now known as Candlemas, Lady Day, May Day, Midsummer Day, Lammas, Michaelmas, All-Hallowe'en, and Christmas; it was also secretly...
- meadow at North Meadow, Cricklade. Lammas rights entitled commoners to pasture following the harvest, between Lammas day, 12 August (N.S.), to 6 April, even...
- falling in between the quarter days: Candlemas (2 February), May Day (1 May), Lammas (1 August), and All Hallows (1 November). The Scottish term days...
- p****enger ferries Sea Smooth and Lamma IV collided off Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island, Hong Kong. This occurred on the National Day of the People's Republic of...
- were dropped and burst to create a drink called 'lambswool' drunk on Lammas day, still known in Shakespeare's time. Later, the drink evolved to become...
- after Easter W****, to Lammas (1 August) was summer (estas)." In 1557, a London diarist called Henry Machyn wrote: "The **** day of May was a goly May-gam...
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