childermas day

Childermas day

Chil"dermas day`\ [AS. cildam[ae]sse-d[ae]g; cild child +d[ae]g day.] (Eccl.) A day (December 28) observed by mass or festival in commemoration of the children slain by Herod at Bethlehem; -- called also Holy Innocent's Day.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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