August [August] adj
L. augustus < augur, consecrated by augury, auspicious.
- Late summer; pertaining to the eighth month of the year.
- Venerable; majestic; stately; inspiring reverence; impressing the imagination as magnificent.
OFr < L.; see August, adj.
- Eighth month of the calendar year; time period of thirty-one days in New England's late summer; [word play] NW says: “AUGUSTINIANS … maintain that grace is effectual from its nature, absolutely … not gradually.”