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Ice Saints or Frost Saints

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Those saints whose days fall in what is called “the black-thorn winter”—that is, the second week in May (between 11 and 14). Some give only three days, but whether 11, 12, 13 or 12, 13, 14 is not agreed. May 11th is the day of St. Mamertus, May 12th of St. Pancratius, May 13th of St. Servatius, and May 14th of St. Boniface.

“Ces saincts passent pour saincts gresleurs, geleurs, et gateurs du bourgeon.”—Rabelais.

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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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Iberia’s Pilot
Ibid
Ibis
Ibiis or Eblis
Ibraham
Icarian
Icaros
Ice
Ice-blink (The)
Ice-brook
Ice Saints or Frost Saints
Iceberg
Iceland Dogs
Ich Dien
Ichneumon
Ichor (I-kor)
Ichthus
Icon Basilike
Iconoclasts (Greek, “image breakers”)
Idæan Mother
Idealism