saint johns night

Midsummer Eve

noun Chiefly British.
the evening preceding Midsummer Day: formerly believed to be a time when witches and other supernatural beings caused widespread mischief.
Also called Midsummer Night, St. John's Eve, St. John's Night.


Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English

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St. John's Eve

Also called St. John's Night.
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