latter Lammas


Definition of latter Lammas

: a day that will never come

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First Known Use of latter Lammas

1559, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for latter Lammas

so called ironically from the fact that there is only one Lammas in a year

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“Latter Lammas.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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