Barnaby bright

noun
Bar·​na·​by bright | \ -ē- \
variants: or Barnaby day

Definition of Barnaby bright

: June 11 Old Style, the longest day in the year

called also Saint Barnabas' day

contrasted with Lucy light

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History and Etymology for Barnaby bright

after St. Barnabas (Acts 4:36–37), whose feast day is June 11

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“Barnaby bright.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Barnaby%20bright. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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