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 Tiara.Tib and Tom. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tib.
 
St. Tib’s Eve. Never. A corruption of St. Ubes. There is no such saint in the calendar as St. Ubes, and therefore her eve falls on the “Greek Kalends” (q.v.), neither before Christmas Day nor after it.   1
 


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