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lammas


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lammas  \Lam"mas\,  n.  [AS.  hl[=a]mmesse,  hl[=a]fm[ae]sse,  loaf 
  mass,  bread  feast,  or  feast  of  first  fruits;  hl[=a]f  loaf  + 
  m[ae]sse  mass.  See  {Loaf},  and  {Mass}  religious  service.] 
  The  first  day  of  August;  --  called  also  {Lammas  day},  and 
  {Lammastide}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Lammas 
  n  :  commemorates  Saint  Peter's  miraculous  deliverance  from 
  prison;  a  quarter  day  in  Scotland;  a  harvest  festival  in 
  England  [syn:  {Lammas},  {Lammas  Day},  {August  1}] 




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