Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The time of year around Lammas (August 1).

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  • proper n. The religious festival of Lammas

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The time or season of Lammas.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the season of Lammas

Etymologies

from Lammas + -tide (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • See, there are the blue rings of young Tintiniac, who slew my Squire Hubert last Lammastide.

    Sir Nigel

  • It was he and the Seneschal of Beaucair who hung Peter Wilkins, of the Company, last Lammastide; for which, by the black rood of Waltham! they shall hang themselves, if ever they come into our power.

    The White Company

  • Company, last Lammastide; for which, by the black rood of Waltham! they shall hang themselves, if ever they come into our power.

    The White Company

  • When young Amory de Valance was here last Lammastide he looked kindly upon the girl, and even spoke of taking her into his service.

    The White Company

  • 'And you will not go to town from Easter to Lammastide, as other noble ladies do?' asked the younger girl, rather disappointed at this aspect of

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • "Two years agone come Lammastide," answered Stephen.

    The Armourer's Prentices

  • ‘And you will not go to town from Easter to Lammastide, as other noble ladies do?’ asked the younger girl, rather disappointed at this aspect of a viscountess’s life.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • "It was only last Lammastide, sir knight, that I was left for dead near Reading as I journeyed to Winchester fair.

    The White Company

  • "It was only last Lammastide, sir knight, that I was left for dead near

    The White Company

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