HyperDic: quarter_day

English > 1 sense of the expression quarter day:
NOUNtimequarter daya Christian holy day
English > quarter day: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningA Christian holy day; one of four specified days when certain payments are due.
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
NarrowerAnnunciation, Lady Day, Annunciation Day, March 25A festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary
Candlemas, Candlemas Day, Feb 2feast day commemorating the presentation of Christ in the temple
Christmas, Christmas Day, Xmas, Dec 25A Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ
Lammas, Lammas Day, August 1commemorates Saint Peter's miraculous deliverance from prison
Martinmas, St Martin's Day, 11 NovemberThe feast / feast of Saint Martin
Michaelmas, Michaelmas Day, September 29honoring the archangel Michael
Midsummer Day, Midsummer's Day, St John's Day, June 24A quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
Pentecost, WhitsundaySeventh Sunday after Easter
BroaderChristian holy dayA religious holiday for Christians

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