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Calʹends

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The first of every month was so called by the Romans. Varro says the term originated in the practice of calling together or assembling the people on the first day of the month, when the pontifex informed them of the time of the new moon, the day of the nones, with the festivals and sacred days to be observed. The custom continued till A.U.C. 450, when the fasti or calendar was posted in public places. (See Greek Calends.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Calculators (The)
Cale
Caleb
Caleb Quotem
Caledon
Caledonia
Calembour (French)
Calendar
Calendar
Calendars (The Three)
Calends
Calepin (A)
Caleys (A Stock Exchange term)
Calf-love
Calf-skin
Caliban
Calibre [kali-ber]
Caliburn
Calico
Calidore
Caligorant

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Calends