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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).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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