Michaelmas sittings (mik-<<schwa>>l-m<<schwa>>s). In England, a term of court running from November 2 to November 25. • Until 1875, this was also called the Michaelmas term. The division of the legal year into terms was abolished by the Judicature Act of 1873. Cf. EASTER SITTINGS; HILARY SITTINGS; TRINITY SITTINGS .
[Blacks Law 8th]