saint agnes eve

Saint Agnes's Eve

[ag-ni-siz]
noun
the night of January 20, superstitiously regarded as a time when a young woman who performs certain rites is likely to dream of her future husband.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To saint agnes eve
Collins
World English Dictionary
Saint Agnes's Eve
 
n
the night of Jan 20, when according to tradition a woman can discover the identity of her future husband by performing certain rites

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature