saint swithin's day


saint swithin's day

noun

  1. July 15, superstitiously regarded as a day that, should it rain or be fair, will be followed by 40 consecutive days of like weather.

noun usually abbreviated to: St Swithin’s Day

  1. July 15, observed as a Church festival commemorating Saint Swithin. It is popularly supposed that if it rains on this day the rain will persist for the next 40 days

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