What is GRAND DAYS?

In English practice. Certain days in the terms, which are solemnlykept in the inns of court and chancery, viz., Candlemas day in Hilary term, Ascensionday in Easter, St. John the Baptist’s day in Trinity, and All Saints in Michaelmas ; whichare dies non juridici. Termes de la Ley; Cowell; Blount. They are days set apart forpeculiar festivity; the members of the respective inns being on such occasions regaledat their dinner in the hall, with more than usual sumptuousness. Holthouse.

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