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quarter day

n.
Any of the four days of the year regarded as the beginning of a new season or quarter, when most quarterly payments are due.

quarter day

n
any of four days in the year when certain payments become due. In England, Wales, and Northern Ireland these are Lady Day, Midsummer's Day, Michaelmas, and Christmas. In Scotland they are Candlemas, Whit Sunday, Lammas, and Martinmas
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Noun1.quarter day - a Christian holy day; one of four specified days when certain payments are due
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
11 November, Martinmas, St Martin's Day - the feast of Saint Martin; a quarter day in Scotland
Annunciation, Annunciation Day, Lady Day, March 25 - a festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
Michaelmas, Michaelmas Day, September 29 - honoring the archangel Michael; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
Candlemas, Candlemas Day, Feb 2 - feast day commemorating the presentation of Christ in the temple; a quarter day in Scotland
August 1, Lammas, Lammas Day - commemorates Saint Peter's miraculous deliverance from prison; a quarter day in Scotland; a harvest festival in England
Christmas Day, Dec 25, Xmas, Christmas - a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
June 24, Midsummer Day, Midsummer's Day, St John's Day - a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
Pentecost, Whitsunday - seventh Sunday after Easter; commemorates the emanation of the Holy Spirit to the Apostles; a quarter day in Scotland
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