Childermas day


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Related to Childermas day: Holy Innocents Day

Chil´dermas day`


1.(Eccl.) A day (December 28) observed by mass or festival in commemoration of the children slain by Herod at Bethlehem; - called also Holy Innocent's Day.
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In this year the monastery at Westminster was hallowed on Childermas day").
(17) The 'Sermon of the Child Bishop, Pronownsyd by John Stubs, querester, on Childermas Day, at Glocester, 1558', now forms part of BL: Cotton Vespasian A.XXV (f 173 ff)> as noted by E.K.