Vacátion. n.s. [vacation, Fr. vacatio, Latin.]
- Intermission of jurdical proceedings, or any other stated employments; recess of courts or senates.
Vacation is all that time which passes between term and term, at London. Cowel.
As these clerks want not their full task of labour during the open term, so there is for them whereupon to be occupied in the vacation only. Bacon Off. of Alienat.
- Leisure; freedom from trouble or perplexity.
Benefit of peace, quiet, and vacation for piety, have rendered it necessary in every christian commonwealth, by laws to secure propriety. Hammond's Fundamentals.