Saint Agnes's Eve: Meaning and Definition of

Saint" Ag'nes's Eve'

Pronunciation: (ag'ni-siz), [key]
  1. the night of January 20, superstitiously regarded as a time when a young woman who performs certain rites is likely to dream of her future husband.
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