Lucy light


Definition of Lucy light

: December 13 Old Style, the shortest day

called also Saint Lucy's day

contrasted with Barnaby bright

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History and Etymology for Lucy light

after St. Lucya.d. 303 virgin and martyr of Syracuse in Sicily whose feast day is December 13

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“Lucy light.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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