Martinmas

Martinmas

[mahr-tn-muhs]
noun
a church festival, November 11, in honor of St. Martin.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English Martinmasse. See Saint Martin, -mas

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Martinmas (ˈmɑːtɪnməs)
 
n
the feast of St Martin on Nov 11; one of the four quarter days in Scotland

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