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saint's day

(sānts)
n. pl. saints' days
A day in a liturgical calendar that is observed in honor of a saint.
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saint's day

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity a day in the church calendar commemorating a saint
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saint's′ day`



n.
a day in a church calendar commemorating a particular saint.
[1400–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.saint's day - a day commemorating a saint
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
Christian year, church year - the year in the ecclesiastical calendar; especially feast days and special seasons
name day - the feast day of a saint whose name one bears
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Translations

saint’s day

nHeiligenfest nt, → Tag mdes/der Heiligen; when is your saint’s day?wann ist Ihr Namenstag?
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References in classic literature ?
Each guild had its patron saint, and after a time the members of a guild began to act a play on their saint's day in his honor.