Calends



the first day of the month in the ancient Roman calendar, from which the days of the preceding month were counted backward to the ides.
Historical Examples

Roman Women Alfred Brittain
1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described Edward S. Ellis
De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2) Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2) Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
Our Calendar George Nichols Packer
De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2) Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
The Religion of the Ancient Celts J. A. MacCulloch
Plutarch’s Lives, Volume I (of 4) Plutarch
Letters to an Unknown Prosper Mrime
De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2) Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt

plural noun
the first day of each month in the ancient Roman calendar

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