noun Chiefly British.
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Origin of Michaelmas
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At Yarmouth, in 1579, two thousand are said to have died of the plague between May-day and Michaelmas.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton
Cuckoo oats and Michaelmas hay, Will make the farmer run away.Rhymes Old and New|M.E.S. Wright
One of the features of Michaelmas in Scotland was the concoction and cooking of a giant cake, bun, or bannock.Archaic England|Harold Bayley
The three were to sit in the Council until Michaelmas, when they were to be superseded by other three, who should sit for a year.Venice and its Story|Thomas Okey
Peter became uneasy, for he expected Paul to come at Michaelmas.The German Lieutenant and Other Stories|August Strindberg