Sentence Examples


  • In the United Kingdom ordinary wheat, such as old red Lammas and Chiddam white, is used for straw-plaiting, the straw being cut some time before the berry ripens.
  • LAMMAS (0.
  • A relic of the old "open-field" system of agriculture survives in the so-called "Lammas Lands."
  • These commoners might be the several owners, the inhabitants of a parish, freemen of a borough, tenants of a manor, &c. The opening of the fields by throwing down the fences took place on Lammas Day (12th of August) for corn-lands and on Old Midsummer Day (6th of July) for grass.
  • Thus, in law, "Lammas lands" belong to the several owners in fee-simple subject for half the year to the rights of pasturage of other people (Baylis v.
 

How would you define Lammas? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus