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.
The marriage was celebrated and Canterbury, and in the utas of St. Hilary next ensuing she was crowned.
Hence, festivity; merriment.
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