Childermas

Childermas

[chil-der-muhs]
noun Chiefly British.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English chyldermasse, equivalent to Old English cildra (genitive plural of cild child) + mæsse Mass

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childermas (ˈtʃɪldəˌmæs)
 
n
archaic Holy Innocents Day, Dec 28
 
[Old English cylda-mæsse, from cildra, genitive plural of child, + mæsseMass]

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