Twelfthtide
Twelfthtide Twelfth"tide`, n. The twelfth day after Christmas; Epiphany; -- called also {Twelfth-day}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Twelfthtide — /twelfth tuyd /, n. the season of Twelfth Night and Twelfth Day. [1520 30; TWELFTH (DAY or NIGHT) + TIDE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Twelfthtide — /ˈtwɛlfθtaɪd/ (say twelfthtuyd) noun the season of Twelfth night and Twelfth day …   Australian English dictionary

  • Twelfthtide — noun the season of Epiphany • Hypernyms: ↑season …   Useful english dictionary

  • Twelfth-day — Twelfthtide Twelfth tide , n. The twelfth day after Christmas; Epiphany; called also {Twelfth day}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Epiphany — E*piph a*ny, n. [F. [ e]piphanie, L. epiphania, Gr. epifa nia (sc. ?), for epifa neia appearance, fr. epifai nein to show forth; epi + fai nein to show. See {Fancy}.] 1. An appearance, or a becoming manifest. [1913 Webster] Whom but just before… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Twelfth-day — n. See {Twelfthtide}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epiphany — n 1. incarnation, theophany, Hindu Myth. avatar; (all esp. of a deity) appearance, manifestation, revelation, apparition, embodiment, materialization. 2.Literature. perception, insight, inspiration, Fr. apercu; recognition, cognizance,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • twelvetide — obs. var. Twelfthtide …   Useful english dictionary

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