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 Tibur’ce (3 syl.) or Tiburce (2 syl.).Tick. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tiburtius’s Day (St.).
 
April 14th. The cuckoo sings from St. Tiburtius’s Day (April 14th) to St. John’s Day (June 24th).   1
        This most certainly is not correct, as I have heard the cuckoo even in August; but without doubt July is the month of its migration generally.
   The proverb says:   2
       
“July, prepares to fly; August, go he must.”
   It is said that he migrates to Egypt.   3
 


 Tibur’ce (3 syl.) or Tiburce (2 syl.).Tick. 

 
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