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at latter Lammas

obsolete At a point in time that shall never come to pass; never. Refers to Lammas Day (August 1), the feast day of the new harvest in the Northern Hemisphere and a "cross-quarter day" on which rents were due. Thus, to be paid on "latter Lammas" meant to never be paid at all. Primarily heard in UK. I have my tenants and their dues in good order, but I fear that some are planning to pay at latter Lammas.
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The festival became known as Lammas Day when the church took over from ancient Celtic traditions, which had named the day Lughnassadh.
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Such land was usually known as Common or Lammas Meadow, because Lammas Day was the date when the one use of the meadow was replaced by the other.
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TOURISTS, locals, young and old mingled around market stalls yesterday as the first day of the Ould Lammas Fair got off to a sunny start.
PC Simon Lammas said: "Fortunately the driver suffered only minor injuries but the impact of this type of incident cannot be underestimated.
Anthony Edwards is accused of killing Andrew Lammas, who was attacked outside his home in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, and died ten days later from severe head injuries.
Lammas House Care Home was a picture of yellow when the team and its residents dressed in bright yellow and enjoyed generous helpings of exotic fruit for Cancer Prevention Fruity Friday.
The parade continues down to Guildhall Square, and will stop for a few minutes, then carry on up Lammas Street stopping for a few minutes by the entrance to Merlin's Walk.
Along the way MGAS had to do battle with the Lammas Land Defence Committee, a sort of provisional wing of Gardener's Question Time, over the LDA's offer to relocate the allotments.