October


October
October Oc*to"ber, n. [L., the eighth month of the primitive Roman year, which began in March, fr. octo eight: cf. F. Octobre. See {Octave}.] 1. The tenth month of the year, containing thirty-one days. [1913 Webster]

2. Ale or cider made in that month. [1913 Webster]

The country gentlemen had a posset or drink they called October. --Emerson. [1913 Webster]


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