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Definition of the noun michaelmas

What does michaelmas mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Michaelmases

  1. honoring the archangel Michael; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland

Alternative definition of the noun michaelmas

proper noun

  1. A Christian feast in honour of the archangel Michael
  2. 29th September, the day it is celebrated


"Michaelmas" is a musical album of David Poulter & Birkenhead School Chapel Choir.

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"Michaelmas" is a science fiction novel by Algis Budrys.

  • language: English Language
  • genres: Science Fiction, Speculative fiction
  • copyright: 1977
  • released in (39 years ago)
  • some of the awards:
      • Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel nomination for Algis Budrys


Michaelmas, the feast of Saint Michael the Archangel, is a day in the Western Christian liturgical year that occurs on 29 September. Because it falls near the equinox, it is associated in the northern hemisphere with the beginning of autumn and the shortening of days. In medieval England, Michaelmas marked the ending and beginning of the husbandman's year, George C. Homans observes: "at that time harvest was over, and the bailiff or reeve of the manor would be making out the accounts for the year.

  • also known as Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel; Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel, Uriel and Raphael; Feast of the Archangels; Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels

Phrases with Michaelmas

  1. michaelmas day
  2. michaelmas daisy

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Michaelmas

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Google previewThe Pupil-Teacher's Guide to a More Intellectual Method of Teaching Simple Arithmetic, Etc (1859)

by William BELLAMY (Headmaster of the Norwich Diocesan Model School.)

Michaelmas is the feast of St. Michael, the archangel: it falls on the 29th day of September. This festival is celebrated by the church in thankfulness to God iorthc benefits we receive by the ministry of the holy angels; and, because St. Michael is ...

Google previewThe Churchman (1896)

The practical lesson of Michaelmas is that they who are for us are more than they which are against us, and ...

Google previewA Compleat Body of Husbandry (1758)

MICHAELMAS is the best time for sowing wheat. Much sooner it cannot be sown ; and it is not prudent to do it a great deal later. In turnips we are ...

Google previewA Million of Facts connected with the studies, pursuits and interests of mankind, serving as a Common-Place Book ... on all subjects of research and curiosity, etc (1832)

Michaelmas is a festival in honour of Michael and the Angels, recorded in the Revelations, and an angel much spoken of by Magicians. All Saints is a day ...

Google previewThat Which Was So Fair - A Ghost Story (2016)

by Tony Reynolds

“Yes indeed, Michaelmas is a significant time of year. The farmer's year has ended and we must all prepare for winter. There will of course be some merrymaking at the fair tomorrow, but not with the exuberance of the vernal equinox when all ...

Google previewThe New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy (2002)

by Eric Donald Hirsch, Joseph F. Kett, James S. Trefil

In the Middle Ages in England, mass meant a religious feast day in honor of a specific person; thus, "Christ's Mass," or Christmas, is the feast day of Christ; and Michaelmas is the feast day of the angel Michael. materialism In philosophy, the ...

Google previewA Million of Facts ... A new edition (1853)

Michaelmas is a festival in honour of Michael, an angel much spoken of by magiClans. All Saints is a day of prayer for saints who have no special days. Advent Sunday is that which is nearest to St. Andrew's day. Christmas celebrates the birth ...

Google previewThe Gardeners' Magazine (1906)

arter's Michaelmas is a good late pea, possessing all the good qualities claimed for it. The Gladstone is a good late pea, ...

Google previewThe Country Gentleman's Magazine ... (1870)

Much diversity of opinion exists on the time of quitting and entry on farms ; it is contended in some localities that Michaelmas is a more desirable time for change than Lady-day. It is not general ...

Google previewA New System of Agriculture (1727)

Being a Complete Body of Husbandry and Gardening ... In Five Books ... by John Laurence

A little before or a little after Michaelmas is the best Time for removing Stocks from Place to Place, tho' any Time in the Winter before the Beginning of March may do ; but Swarms are best carried and convey'd the Day after Swarming, as foon ...

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of England (1835)

by Samuel Lewis

10th ; and on the Saturday before and after Michaelmas is a statute fair. Two courts leet are held annually, and the petty sessions for the hundred take place once a fortnight. The living is ...

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The value of this 10-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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