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Black Monday definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Black Monday Black" Mon`day 1. Easter Monday, so called from the severity of that day in 1360, which was so unusual that many of Edward III.'s soldiers, then before Paris, died from the cold. --Stow. Then it was not for nothing that my nose fell a bleeding on Black Monday last. --Shak. 2. The first Monday after the holidays; -- so called by English schoolboys. --Halliwell.

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

The first Monday after the school-boys holidays, or breaking up, when they are to go to school, and produce or repeat the tasks set them.

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