Gie him a cuff at Martinmas, and his cheek will be tingling at Whitsunday.
I can find no record of the principal, the Martinmas or Autumn, fishing of 1868.
We have been far North since Martinmas: for us there must be many a story to tell 'twixt here and Inneraora.
Some of the Martinmas customs had less resemblance to St. Nicholas customs.
It was often at Martinmas that leases ended, rents had to be paid, and farm-servants changed their places.
The time, says Barbour, was 'after Martinmas, when snow covered all the land.'
The Herring season begins about a fortnight before Michaelmas, and continues till Martinmas.
The festival of Martinmas was instituted in honor of him, in the year 560.
No woman or child but would have fled at the sight of me, for I was as red as the parish butcher when Martinmas is nigh.
He was free from land-gafol, but paid hearth-penny and church-scot at Martinmas.