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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

barna·messa sb. f.

børnemessedag, de uskyldige børns dag (~ lat. dies sanctorum innocentium) (28. december, mindedag for barnemordet i Betlehem under kong Herodes, cf. Vulg Matth 2,16) ‖ Feast of the Holy Innocents (~ lat. dies sanctorum innocentium) (28 December, memorial day for the slaying of the Holy Innocents ordered by King Herod in Bethlehem)

cf. simplex messa (1048)

Forms: barna messa (1);

Gloss.: ClV (barn); Fr; Hertzb; Fr4; NO

Genre. (expected): legal works: 1 (0);