Childermas



[chil-der-muh s] /ˈtʃɪl dər məs/

noun, Chiefly British.
1.
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/ˈtʃɪldəˌmæs/
noun
1.
(archaic) Holy Innocents Day, Dec 28
n.

“festival of the Holy Innocents” (Dec. 28), late Old English *cildramæsse (c.1000), from obsolete plural of child (q.v.) + mass (n.2).

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