michelmasse (s.xv1)

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michelmasse (s.xv1)

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[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  Michaelmas n.; MED:  Mighelmes(se n.; DMLBS: ]
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1timeeccl.liturgicalMichaelmas, feast of St. Michael (29 September)
( s.xv1 )  de la fest de lamesse (=Lammas, 1st of August) tanque a le fest de michelmasse  i 9.n1
terme de michelmasse
1acad.lawtimeMichaelmas term, term or session beginning soon after the feast of St. Michael
( c.1420-89 )  En mesme cel terme de michaelmasse [...] fuerent faits .viij. sergeantes queux pursuant sicome ils fuerent d'age en court etc.  i xix.n4
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