Candlemas

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Candlemas \Can"dle*mas\, noun [AS. candelm[ae]sse, candel candle + m[ae]sse mass.] The second day of February, on which is celebrated the feast of the Purification of the Virgin Mary; -- so called because the candles for the altar or other sacred uses are blessed on that day.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

Candlemas

noun

1: feast day commemorating the presentation of Christ in the temple; a quarter day in Scotland [syn: {Candlemas}, {Candlemas Day}, {Feb 2}]

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)

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