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Saint Agnes's Eve

[ag-ni-siz]
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noun
  1. 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.
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Saint Agnes's Eve

noun usually abbreviated to: St Agnes's Eve
  1. 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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