Twelfth Day

Twelfth Day

noun
the 12th day after Christmas, January 6, on which the festival of the Epiphany is celebrated: formerly observed as the last day of the Christmas festivities.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English

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Twelfth Day
 
n
a.  Jan 6, the twelfth day after Christmas and the feast of the Epiphany, formerly observed as the final day of the Christmas celebrations
 b.  (as modifier): Twelfth-Day celebrations

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