Saint Agnes's Eve

[ ag-ni-siz ]
/ ˈæg nɪ sɪz /


the night of January 20, superstitiously regarded as a time when a young woman who performs certain rites is likely to dream of her future husband. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for saint agnes's eve

Saint Agnes's Eve

noun usually abbreviated to: St Agnes's Eve

the night of Jan 20, when according to tradition a woman can discover the identity of her future husband by performing certain rites
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