U"tas (?), n. [OF. huitieves, witieves, witaves, oitieves, pl. of huitieve, witieve, etc., eighth, L. octavus. See Octave, n.] [Written also utis.]

1. O. Eng.Law

The eighth day after any term or feast; the octave; as, the utas of St. Michael.

Cowell.

The marriage was celebrated and Canterbury, and in the utas of St. Hilary next ensuing she was crowned. Holinshed.

2.

Hence, festivity; merriment.

[Obs.]

Shak.

 

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