michaelmas michaelmas


  • (n) honoring the archangel Michael; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland



  • Enter the Dragon

    Students at the Pine Forest School dress up as a dragon in the Festival of Courage and Light. The festival celebrates Michaelmas, a holiday that all Waldorf-inspired schools take part in near the fall equinox. (Josh Biggs/Arizona Daily Sun)
    on October 3, 2013     Source: Arizona Daily Sun


  • Beth Chatto calls it, "absolutely the best Michaelmas daisy for long display and sheer beauty", while the late Graham Stuart Thomas maintained that "during this long period [of flowering] there are few plants that can hold a candle to it".
    on Aug 30, 2007 By: Beth Chatto Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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