Lammastide


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Lam·mas·tide

 (lăm′əs-tīd′)
n.
The time of year around Lammas (August 1).
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Lammastide

(ˈlæməsˌtaɪd)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) archaic the season of Lammas
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Lam•mas•tide

(ˈlæm əsˌtaɪd)

n.
the season of Lammas.
[1300–50]
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Noun1.Lammastide - the season of Lammas
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
season - a recurrent time marked by major holidays; "it was the Christmas season"
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"It was only last Lammastide, sir knight, that I was left for dead near Reading as I journeyed to Winchester fair.
Cape Town and Tappen Zee are also half-siblings to Easter Stakes winner Regiment and to Listed-placed Green's Ferneley and Lammastide. Recharge Cape Cross-Rebelline (Robellino) Shade Oak Stud pounds 2,000 RPR 111 Performance A record of three wins, one at Group 3 level and one in Listed class, does not do justice to the class that Recharge showed during his racing career.
Easter chicks before St Brigid's Day, or Christmas cards appearing before Lammastide perturb him and unbalance his joie de vivre.