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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Egyptian Days.
 
The last Monday in April, the second Monday of August, and the third Monday of December. So called because Egyptian astrologers marked them out.
        “Three days there are in the year which we call Egyptian Days.”—Saxon MS. (British Museum).
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