Trinity term


Definition of Trinity term

  1. 1a :  the term from May 22 to June 12 during which the superior courts of England were formerly open — compare easter term, hilary term, michaelmas term b less commonly Trinity sitting :  the sitting of the High Court of Justice of England between June 9 and July 31

  2. 2 :  the third academic term in an English university from about mid April to about the end of June — compare hilary term, michaelmas term

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to cast off or become cast off

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