Definition of Lady Day
1. Noun. A festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland.
Generic synonyms: Quarter Day
Group relationships: Mar, March
Definition of Lady Day
1. Noun. 25th March, an English quarter day. ¹
2. Noun. 25th March, Christian holy day, the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Lady Day
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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: From by Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Scott Eldon (1827)
"... summer, her under which Order the annuity was paid by the r«prese"tative ' * obtained an Accountant- ortler for pay. ment of the quarter to Lady-day. ..."
2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: During by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Archer Ryland (1826)
"Upon the whole I am of opinion that the plaintiff is entitled to recover, and that we are bound to consider the term as not expiring until Lady-day, 1818. ..."
3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: In by Sandford Nevile, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, William Montagu Manning (1835)
"Taylor occupied the house within the middle out interruption, from the time of his entry at Lady-day, surrenders to 1831, until shortly after Lady-day, ..."
4. The Ecclesiastical Law by Richard Burn (1842)
"... from Lady-day to Mich, at Michaelmas, at per week each Ditto from Mich, to Lady-day, at per week each Ditto Yearlings, from Lady-day to Michaelmas, ..."
5. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"Where a tenant for life made a lease for years reserving the rent at Lady day and Michaelmas by half-yearly payments, and died on Michaelmas day about 12 ..."
6. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1888)
"Paid one years Tax till Lady- day Last 2-16- 6 1706, 20th August. Paid one Years Tax till Lady day Last 2-16- 6 12 March. Paid to Mr. John Love 40- O- O ..."
7. Woodfall's Law of Landlord and Tenant by William Woodfall (1890)
"Upon a written agreement to demise from the following " Lady-day," a notice ... A notice to quit on " Lady-day" is good either for the New or Old Lady- day, ..."