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Example sentences from the Web for Twelfth Day
I will begin with that Twelfth-day morning when we were wakened by more noise and racket than even Paris could generally produce.Stray Pearls|Charlotte M. Yonge
The day upon which this feast was held answers to our sixth of January, which now is called "Twelfth-Day."
On Twelfth-day she was compelled to take to her bed, and sent for the notaries to make her will.Queens of the French Stage|H. Noel Williams
According to others the hind and the doe season ends on Twelfth-day or Epiphany (Jan. 6).The Master of Game|Second Duke of York, Edward
We know that the King on Twelfth-day presented gold, frankincense and myrrh, and so perhaps did the Queen.The Complete Works of Richard Crashaw, Volume I (of 2)|Richard Crashaw
British Dictionary definitions for Twelfth Day
- Jan 6, the twelfth day after Christmas and the feast of the Epiphany, formerly observed as the final day of the Christmas celebrations
- (as modifier)Twelfth-Day celebrations