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December. (Latin, the tenth month.)

So it was when the year began in March with the vernal equinox; but since January and February have been inserted before it, the term is quite incorrect.

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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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Death’s Head on a Mopstick
Deaths-man
Debateable Land
Debon
Debonair [Le Débonnaire]
Débris
Debt of Nature
Decameron
Decamp
Decaniller
December. (Latin, the tenth month.)
Deception
Decide
Decimo
Deck
Decking Churches
Décolleté [da-coal-ta]
Decoration Day
Decoy Duck
Decrepit
Decuman Gate

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