Lammas: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (lam'us), [key]
— n.
  1. a former festival in England, held on August 1, in which bread made from the first harvest of corn was blessed.
  2. a festivalobserved by Roman Catholics on August 1, in memory of St. Peter's imprisonment and his miraculous deliverance. Also called
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