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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Formerly, one of the four terms of the courts of common law in England, beginning on the eleventh of January and ending on the thirty-first of the same month, in each year; -- so called from the festival of St. Hilary, January 13th.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See term.


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