Lady-day



noun
1.
(def 3).
2.
one of various days celebrated in honor of the Virgin Mary.
[hol-i-dey] /ˈhɒl ɪˌdeɪ/
noun
1.
Billie (“Lady Day”) 1915–59, U.S. jazz singer.
/ˈhɒlɪˌdeɪ; -dɪ/
noun
1.
(often pl) (mainly Brit)

2.
a day on which work is suspended by law or custom, such as a religious festival, bank holiday, etc related adjective ferial
verb
3.
(intransitive) (mainly Brit) to spend a holiday
/ˈhɒlɪˌdeɪ/
noun
1.
Billie. real name Eleanora Fagan; known as Lady Day. 1915–59, US jazz singer
noun
1.
March 25, the feast of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary; one of the four quarter days in England, Wales and Ireland Also called Annunciation Day
n.

1500s, earlier haliday (c.1200), from Old English haligdæg “holy day; Sabbath,” from halig “holy” (see holy) + dæg “day” (see day); in 14c. meaning both “religious festival” and “day of recreation,” but pronunciation and sense diverged 16c. As a verb meaning “to pass the holidays” by 1869.

noun

see: busman’s holiday

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