# How many maids a-milking are in the Twelve Days of Christmas?

## How many maids a-milking are in the Twelve Days of Christmas?

Nine ladies dancing, Ten lords a-leaping, Eleven pipers piping, Twelve drummers drumming.

What comes after 8 maids a-milking in the song The 12 Days of Christmas?

Dr. Wilson

She gets 1 partridge in a pear tree on each of the 12 days. 1 x 12 12
She gets 8 maids a-milking on the last 5 days. 8 x 5 40
She gets 9 ladies dancing on the last 4 days. 9 x 4 36
She gets 10 lords a-leaping on the last 3 days. 10 x 3 30
She gets 11 pipers piping on the last 2 days. 11 x 2 22

### What is a maid a-milking?

Eight maids a-milking: Eight young women taking milk from cows (from a Christmas song)

What are 10 lords a-leaping?

Tenth day: Lords a-leaping represent the 10 Commandments. Eleventh day: Pipers piping were the 11 apostles. Twelfth day: Twelve drummers drumming represented the points of the Apostles Creed.

## How many gifts in total are given in the Twelve Days of Christmas?

364
Total = 364 So the easiest way to count our presents is to add up to the middle of the list and then double the result: (12 + 22 + 30 + 36 + 40 + 42) × 2 = 364.

How much would the 12 days of Christmas cost in 2020?

“The 12 Days of Christmas,” will set you back \$16,168.14, according to the 2020 Christmas Price Index from PNC Financial Services Group. According to PNC, the cost of Christmas decreased by nearly 60 percent in 2020. In 2019, the cost was an estimated \$38,993.59.

### What do the 8 maids a-milking represent?

The 8 Maids A-milking are the eight beatitudes. The 9 Ladies Dancing are the nine fruits of the Holy Spirit. The 10 Lords A-leaping are the ten commandments. The 11 Pipers Piping are the eleven faithful apostles.

What does 8 Maids of milking stand for?

8 Maids A-milking = the eight beatitudes. 9 Ladies Dancing = the nine Fruits of the Holy Spirit. 10 Lords A-leaping = the ten commandments.