Mother's Night

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A calque, or perhaps a continuation, of Old English Mōdraniht.

Proper noun[edit]

Mother's Night

  1. A Anglo-Saxon midwinter feast recorded by Bede, or a modern version of this festival celebrated by some Heathens.
    • 2005, Galina Krasskova, Exploring the Northern Tradition (Career Press Inc., ISBN 1-56414-791-6, page 181:
      The most sacred and important of all Heathen holy celebrations falls within this span of time and is called Modraniht or Mother's Night.

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