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Michaelmas

noun Mich·ael·mas \ˈmi-kəl-məs\

Definition of MICHAELMAS

:  September 29 celebrated as the feast of St. Michael the Archangel
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Origin of MICHAELMAS

Middle English mychelmesse, from Old English Michaeles mæsse Michael's mass
First Known Use: before 12th century

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