from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Saint Valentine's Day.
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- proper n. Saint Valentine's Day
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- n. a day for the exchange of tokens of affection
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And as the Lupercalia began about the middle of February, the pastors appear to have chosen Saint Valentine's Day for the celebration of this new feast.
It was no accident that our ancestors pinned Valentine's Day on February's shirt: he or she lucky enough to have a lover in frigid, antsy February has cause for celebration, indeed.