Lammas

  • 1 Lammas — o día de Lammas es una festividad tradicional de la cosecha, de origen celta, también conocida como Lugnasad, que se celebra el 1 de agosto en los países anglosajones y en religiones de revival celta y neopagano como la wicca. Durante la época… …

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  • 2 Lammas — Lam mas, n. [AS. hl[=a]mmesse, hl[=a]fm[ae]sse, loaf mass, bread feast, or feast of first fruits; hl[=a]f loaf + m[ae]sse mass. See {Loaf}, and {Mass} religious service.] The first day of August; called also {Lammas day}, and {Lammastide}. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Lammas — (also Lammas Day) ► NOUN ▪ the first day of August, formerly observed as harvest festival. ORIGIN Old English, loaf mass …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 Lammas — [lam′əs] n. [ME lammasse < OE hlammæsse, for hlafmæsse, lit., loaf mass, bread feast: see LOAF1 & MASS1] 1. a harvest festival formerly held in England on Aug. 1, when bread baked from the first crop of wheat was consecrated at Mass 2. this… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Lammas — a Scottish term day, formerly 1 August, now the 28th. See quarter day. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 Lammas — Aug. 1 harvest festival with consecration of loaves, O.E. hlafmæsse, lit. loaf mass, from hlaf (see LOAF (Cf. loaf) (n.)) + mæsse (see MASS (Cf. mass) (n.2)). Altered by influence of lamb (and occasionally spelled lamb in 16c. 17c.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 Lammas — Infobox Holiday holiday name = Lammas also known as Lambess type = Historical longtype = Cultural caption = observedby = England Scotland date = 1 August celebrations = Handfasting Funeral Games observances = Loaves made from the grain collected… …

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  • 8 Lammas — This unusual name, found mainly in the eastern counties of England, is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a locational surname deriving from either the village of Lamas or Lammas in Norfolk, near Norwich, or from Lamersh, near Sudbury in Essex. Both… …

    Surnames reference

  • 9 Lammas — noun Etymology: Middle English Lammasse, from Old English hlāfmæsse, from hlāf loaf, bread + mæsse mass; from the fact that formerly loaves from the first ripe grain were consecrated on this day Date: before 12th century 1. August 1 originally… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 Lammas — Der Name Lammas bezeichnet das Schnitterfest, ein Kalenderfest im keltischen Jahreskreis, siehe Lughnasadh einen britischen Automobilhersteller, siehe Lammas Ltd. Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 11 Lammas — /lam euhs/, n. 1. a former festival in England, held on August 1, in which bread made from the first harvest of corn was blessed. 2. a festival (Feast of St. Peter s Chains) observed by Roman Catholics on August 1, in memory of St. Peter s… …

    Universalium

  • 12 lammas — • lampaanliha • lammas, jäärä, oinas, pässi, uuhi …

    Suomi sanakirja synonyymejä

  • 13 Lammas — [ laməs] (also Lammas Day) noun the first day of August, formerly observed as harvest festival. Origin OE hlāfmæsse (see loaf1, Mass), later interpreted as if from lamb + Mass …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 14 Lammas — /ˈlæməs/ (say lamuhs) noun 1. Christianity a. (formerly) August 1 observed as a church festival when the bread from the new harvest was blessed. b. Roman Catholic Church (formerly) August 1, observed as the Feast of St Peter s Chains, celebrating …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 Lammas — n. (in full Lammas Day) the first day of August, formerly observed as harvest festival. Etymology: OE hlafmaeligsse (as LOAF(1), MASS(2)) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16 Lammas — noun a) (England) former festival held on 1st August celebrating the harvest. b) 1st August, a quarter day …

    Wiktionary

  • 17 Lammas — see LOAF …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 18 lammas — sb. == Lady mass. RG. 557 …

    Oldest English Words

  • 19 Lammas — n. former harvest festival celebrated in England on August 1; religious holiday celebrated on August 1 to commemorate St. Peter s imprisonment and release (Catholicism) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 Lammas — 1 August, a Scottish “Quarter Day” when rents and contracts fell due …

    Scottish slang