[mik-uh l-muh s] /ˈmɪk əl məs/
noun, Chiefly British.
a festival celebrated on September 29 in honor of the archangel Michael.
Sept 29, the feast of St Michael the archangel; in England, Ireland, and Wales, one of the four quarter days
early 12c., Sanct Micheles mæsse, the feast of St. Michael (Sept. 29, an English quarter-day), from Michael + mass (n.2). Goose is the day’s traditional fare since at least 15c.
noun 1. an aster. noun 1. (Brit) any of various plants of the genus Aster that have small autumn-blooming purple, pink, or white flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
- Michaelmas term
noun 1. the autumn term at Oxford and Cambridge Universities, the Inns of Court, and some other educational establishments
- Michael savage
[sav-ij] /ˈsæv ɪdʒ/ noun 1. Michael Joseph, 1872–1940, New Zealand statesman and labor leader: prime minister 1935–40. 2. Richard, 1697?–1743, English poet. /ˈsævɪdʒ/ adjective 1. wild; untamed: savage beasts of the jungle 2. ferocious in temper; vicious: a savage dog 3. uncivilized; crude: savage behaviour 4. (of peoples) nonliterate or primitive: a savage tribe 5. […]
- Michael smith
[smith] /smɪθ/ noun 1. Adam, 1723–90, Scottish economist. 2. Alfred E(manuel) 1873–1944, U.S. political leader. 3. Bessie, 1894?–1937, U.S. singer. 4. Charles Henry (“Bill Arp”) 1826–1903, U.S. humorist. 5. David, 1906–65, U.S. sculptor. 6. Edmond Kirby [kur-bee] /ˈkɜr bi/ (Show IPA), 1824–93, Confederate general in the Civil War. 7. Francis Hopkinson, 1838–1915, U.S. novelist, painter, […]