saint's day

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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.

saint's day

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(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity a day in the church calendar commemorating a saint

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n.
a day in a church calendar commemorating a particular saint.
[1400–50]
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
References in classic literature ?
Then he was given a lodge to keep, exactly as he had feared upon the island; and he still lives, a great favourite, though something of a butt, with the country boys, and a notable singer in church on Sundays and saints' days.
Whilst I was in these mountains, I went on Sundays and saints' days sometimes to one church and sometimes to another.
Nor will any persuasions induce them to do anything on Saints' days, and there surely never was a church so full of them as the Russian Church.
When we have gone through this process, and added thereto the Catholic Church, its cross, its music, its processions, its Saints' days and image- worship, we have as it were been the man that made the minster; we have seen how it could and must be.
By All Saints' day, however ere the last leaves had fluttered to earth in the Wilverley and Holmesley glades, he had filled up his full numbers, and mustered under his banner as stout a following of Hampshire foresters as ever twanged their war-bows.
Years passed, all alike and marked by no other events than the return of the great church holidays: Easter, Assumption, All Saints' Day.
Celebrate all the Saints' days of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales?
Apart from the 41,602 police officers to be deployed nationwide under the "Oplan Ligtas Undas 2014 (Operation Safe All Souls'All Saints' Days 2014)," the PNP will also mobilize 50,000 force multipliers consisting of barangay watchmen and peacekeeping action teams, private security guards and civilian volunteers, Senior Supt.
March sees two saints' days - Patrick and David - as well as the colourful Hindi festival of Holi, the Chinese lantern festival of Teng Chieh and the Jewish festivals of Purim and Passover.