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Gules of August (The)

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The 1st of August (from Latin, gula, the throat), the entrance into, or first day of that month. (Wharton: Law Lexicon, p. 332.)

August 1 is Lammas Day, a quarterday in Scotland, and half-quarter-day in England.

“‘Gula Augustiʹ initium mensis Augusti. Le Gule dʹAugust, in statuo Edw. III., a. 31 c. 14, averagium œstivale fleri debet inter Hokedai et gulam Augusti.”—Ducange: Glossarium Manuale, vol. iii. p. 866.


(“Hokeday est dies Martis, qui quindenam Paschœ expletam proxime excĭpit.”—Vol. iv. p. 65 col. 1.]

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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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