1. The tenth month of the year, containing thirty-one days.

2. Ale or cider made in that month. The country gentlemen had a posset or drink they called October. (Emerson)

Origin: L, the eighth month of the primitive Roman year, which began in March, fr. Octo eight: cf.F. Octobre. See Octave.

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