- Twelfth Night
- Twelfth Night ► NOUN 1) 6 January, the feast of the Epiphany. 2) the evening of 5 January, formerly the twelfth and last day of Christmas festivities.
English terms dictionary. 2015.
Look at other dictionaries:
Twelfth-night — n. The evening of Epiphany, or the twelfth day after Christmas, observed as a festival by various churches. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Twelfth Night — n. 1. the evening before Twelfth Day 2. TWELFTH DAY or, specif., the evening of Twelfth Day … English World dictionary
Twelfth Night — 1.) the evening before the ↑Epiphany (6 January), which represents the end of the ↑Christmas period. Christmas cards and decorations are usually taken down on Twelfth Night 2.) a humorous play by William Shakespeare, which tells a complicated… … Dictionary of contemporary English
Twelfth Night — Twelfth′ Night′ n. rel the evening before Twelfth Day or the evening of Twelfth Day itself • Etymology: bef. 900 … From formal English to slang
Twelfth-night — «TWEHLFTH NYT», noun. the evening (or sometimes the eve) of Twelfth day or Epiphany, often celebrated as the end of the Christmas festivities … Useful english dictionary
Twelfth Night — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Neo Prog Gründung 1978 Auflösung 1987 Neugründung 2007 Websit … Deutsch Wikipedia
Twelfth Night — This article is about Shakespeare s play. For other uses, see Twelfth Night (disambiguation). Malvolio courts a bemused Olivia, while Maria covers her amusement, in an engraving by R. Staines after a painting by Daniel Maclise. Twelfth Night; or … Wikipedia
Twelfth Night — La Nuit des rois Pour les articles homonymes, voir La Nuit des rois (homonymie). La Nuit des rois Facsimilé du premier … Wikipédia en Français
Twelfth Night — (5/6 January) Still regarded by many people as the end of the *Christmas season, and this has a long standing official sanction, as the Council of Tours of ad 567 ruled that the twelve days from the Nativity to the Epiphany would constitute… … A Dictionary of English folklore
Twelfth Night — 1. the evening before Twelfth Day, formerly observed with various festivities. 2. the evening of Twelfth Day itself. 3. (italics) a comedy (1602) by Shakespeare. [bef. 900; ME; OE] * * * ▪ work by Shakespeare in full Twelfth Night; or, What You… … Universalium