from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the Monday after Twelth Day, or the end of Christmas holidays.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Monday after Twelfth-day, or the termination of the Christmas holidays, when the labors of the plow usually began, observed in England as a rustic festival. On that day it is the custom of plowmen to draw a plow from door to door, soliciting drinkmoney. Also called Rock Monday.


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