quarter day

Definitions of quarter day
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n a Christian holy day; one of four specified days when certain payments are due

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11 November, Martinmas, St Martin's Day
the feast of Saint Martin; a quarter day in Scotland
Annunciation, Annunciation Day, Lady Day, March 25
a festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
Michaelmas, Michaelmas Day, September 29
honoring the archangel Michael; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
Candlemas, Candlemas Day, Feb 2
feast day commemorating the presentation of Christ in the temple; a quarter day in Scotland
August 1, Lammas, Lammas Day
commemorates Saint Peter's miraculous deliverance from prison; a quarter day in Scotland; a harvest festival in England
Christmas, Christmas Day, Dec 25, Xmas
a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
June 24, Midsummer Day, Midsummer's Day, St John's Day
a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
Pentecost, Whitsunday
seventh Sunday after Easter; commemorates the emanation of the Holy Spirit to the Apostles; a quarter day in Scotland
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Christian holy day
a religious holiday for Christians

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