from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The twelfth day after Christmas; Epiphany; -- called also Twelfth-day.
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- n. the season of Epiphany
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Christians, are derived the profane riots of new year's day, twelfthtide, and shrovetide, by which many pervert these times into days of sin and intemperance.