Definition of Lady Day in English:

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Lady Day

noun

25 March (the feast of the Annunciation), a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland.
Example sentences
  • The Western medieval Christian calendar year begins with Lady Day, March 25th, the Annunciation, and that seems to underlie at least some of the imagery.
  • As Lady Day approaches - the traditional date for renewal of farm tenancies and rent reviews - the National Farmers' Union has made an appeal to landowners.
  • According to today's Daily Telegraph (Fingers crossed Good Friday does not bring us bad luck), it used to be considered very unlucky for Good Friday to fall on March 25, Lady Day.

Origin

With reference to Our Lady, the Virgin Mary.

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