called, since 1873, LAW SESSIONS.
begin November 2nd, and end December 21st. Hilary Sessions
begin January 11th, and end the Wednesday before Easter. Easter
begin the Tuesday after Easter-week, and end the Friday
before Whit Sunday. Trinity Sessions
begin the Tuesday after
Whit-sun-week, and end August 8th.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894