Martinmas

• (n.) The feast of St. Martin, the eleventh of November; -- often called martlemans.
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Martinmas

St Martin`s Day noun the feast of Saint Martin; a quarter day in Scotland
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Martinmas

Mar'tin·mas noun [ St. Martin + mass religious service.] (Eccl.) The feast of St. Martin, the eleventh of November; -- often called martlemans . Martinmas summer , a period of calm, warm weather often experienced about the time of Martinmas; Indian summer. Per...
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Martinmas

In the Christian calendar, the feast of St Martin, 11 November. On this day fairs were traditionally held, at which farmworkers...
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Martinmas

In the Christian calendar, the feast of St Martin, 11 November. On this day fairs were traditionally held, at which farmworkers were hired. In the Middle Ages it was also the day on which cattle were slaughtered and salted for winter consumption
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Martinmas

Martinmas was the feast of St Martin, held on November the 11th. The feast was celebrated by great debauchery and boozing, the revellers becoming very drunk. The feast of Martinmas originated from the Anglo-Saxon slaughtering time, when the sheep and pigs were slaughtered and the meat salted for winter.
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Martinmas

Similar to Michaelmas
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Martinmas

[n] - the feast of Saint Martin
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