What is another word for lammastide?

Pronunciation: [lˈamastˌa͡ɪd] (IPA)

Lammastide is a traditional English term used to describe the time of year in which the first harvest festival takes place. While it is a unique word in itself, there are several synonyms that can be used to describe this particular season. Terms such as Lammas, Lughnasadh, and First Fruits are all used interchangeably to refer to the same period. Lammas, derived from the Old English word hlāfmæsse, literally meaning "loaf mass," signifies the importance of bread as one of the first harvested crops. Lughnasadh, on the other hand, is derived from the Irish god Lugh, who was associated with the harvest. Regardless of the word used, the essence of the season remains the same- a time to celebrate the abundance of the earth and give thanks for the harvest.

Synonyms for Lammastide:

  • n.

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What are the hypernyms for Lammastide?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Lammastide?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for lammastide (as nouns)

Usage examples for Lammastide

"And here's a bloody hand to shake, And oh, man, here's good-bye; We'll sweat no more on scythe and rake, My bloody hands and I." "I wish you strength to bring you pride, And a love to keep you clean, And I wish you luck, come lammastide, At racing on the green."
"A Shropshire Lad"
A. E. Housman Commentator: William Stanley Braithwaite
In the English, and in all Scots versions, men "win their hay" at lammastide.
"Sir Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsy"
Andrew Lang

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