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Lammas Day (August 1st)

means the loaf-mass day. The day of first-fruit offerings, when a loaf was given to the priests in lieu of the first-fruits. (Saxon, halm-mœsse, for half-mæsse dæg.)

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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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