St John's Night

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n St John's Night the night before Midsummer Day
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Usage

In literature:

Phil Gordon crept into Thirty-eight, St. John's, that night and flung herself on Anne's bed.
"Anne Of The Island" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Some of them have come in useful even to your knowledge, Bunny: what price my Cockney that night in St. John's Wood?
"A Thief in the Night" by E. W. Hornung
He was a good foot taller thin me th' St. John's night whin th' comet was in th' sky.
"Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen" by Finley Peter Dunne
For it ended in his going that night from his father's house to the house in St. John's Wood where Vera and Mr. Lawrence Stephen lived.
"The Tree of Heaven" by May Sinclair
St. John's day, when the days were longest and the nights shortest, was now come.
"Folk-Lore and Legends; Scandinavian" by Various
Signs and omens on Walpurgis Night have more weight than at other times except on St. John's Day.
"The Book of Hallowe'en" by Ruth Edna Kelley
He is enabled to perform this feat by a magic horse, which he obtains by watching his father's crops on three successive St. John's Nights.
"Russian Fairy Tales" by W. R. S. Ralston
The Rev Mr Mayne was then the vicar of St. John's, and he allowed us to have a night with the children.
"Adventures and Recollections" by Bill o'th' Hoylus End
He gave me the ring night before last when you were in St. John's.
"The Harbor of Doubt" by Frank Williams
In the year 1510, on St. John's even at night, King Henry VIII.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
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In news:

The St John's defense stepped it up big-time in a SCISA region showdown against Clarendon Hall Friday night.
Complacency cost the St John's IceCaps on Saturday night.
Roger LaLonde/Staff Marco Academy's Jonatan Kriqi (12) takes down a St John Neumann JV team runner in the Manta Rays 50-16 win at St John Neumann on Wednesday night.
Louise Calf and Roddy Maude-Roxby in "St. John's Night".
New Knoxville's Gabbi Kuck passes the ball inside against Delphos St John's on Thursday night.
Monday night's all right for St John's members.
As I wrote in the blog last night, Amir Garrett is the latest recruit headed to St John's -- he officially signed his national letter of intent on Wednesday.
Sweet-shooting freshman Morgan Brunner scored Linsly's first eight points and finished with 25 overall as the Cadets girls spanked debuting St John Central on Tuesday night at the Stifel Field House.
Complacency cost the St John's IceCaps on Saturday night.
GREEN BAY , Wis.-- The Green Bay Protection and Welfare Committee plans to discuss the operations of the St John Homeless Shelter, located in the city's downtown district at it's Monday night meeting.
Head coach Kim Barnes Arico and the Red Storm have continuously proven to the world time and time again this season that St John's has the capability of defeating any opponent on any given night.
Enlarge Chris Trotman/Getty Images Dwight Hardy's 12 points led a balanced St John's attack Wednesday night.
One-time St John's recruit Jevon Thomas verbally committed to Dayton and new head coach Archie Miller Tuesday night, multiple sources confirmed with the Post.
The Syracuse women's basketball team hopes to win its second straight Big East game when St John's visits the Carrier Dome Wednesday night.
Roger Clemens was in New York last night for the St John's baseball banquet, but the Rocket gave no definitive hints as to where he would play this season.
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