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Definition of Shrove

Shrove
Shrove Shrove, imp. of Shrive. Shrove Sunday, Quinguagesima Sunday. Shrove Tuesday, the Tuesday following Quinguagesima Sunday, and preceding the first day of Lent, or Ash Wednesday. Note: It was formerly customary in England, on this day, for the people to confess their sins to their parish priests, after which they dined on pancakes, or fritters, and the occasion became one of merriment. The bell rung on this day is popularly called Pancake Bell, and the day itself Pancake Tuesday. --P. Cyc.
Shrove
Shrove Shrove, v. i. To join in the festivities of Shrovetide; hence, to make merry. [Obs.] --J. Fletcher.

Meaning of Shrove from wikipedia

- Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), observed in many Christian countries through parti****ting in confession and absolution...
- Sunday, Quinquagesima Sunday (commonly called Shrove Sunday), as well as Shrove Monday, and culminates on Shrove Tuesday, also known as Mardi Gras. During...
- Day) and culminating on the day before Ash Wednesday, which is known as Shrove Tuesday. Mardi Gras is French for "Fat Tuesday", reflecting the practice...
- Shrove Monday, sometimes known as Collopy Monday, Rose Monday, Merry Monday or Hall Monday, is a Christian observance falling on the Monday before Ash...
- Islands and Iceland, ****ociated with Lent and especially Shrove Tuesday in most countries, Shrove Monday in Denmark, parts of southern Sweden, Iceland and...
- the Shrove Tuesday in the United Kingdom, commonly incorrectly called Pancake Day). This tradition was taken to Hawaii, where they celebrate Shrove Tuesday...
- function to waffles. In Britain and the Commonwealth, they are ****ociated with Shrove Tuesday, commonly known as "Pancake Day", when, historically, perishable...
- The Atherstone Ball Game is a "Medieval football" game pla**** annually on Shrove Tuesday in the English town of Atherstone, Warwickshire. The game honours...
- elevation of 550 metres (1,804 ft). The island's southeast point is called Shrove Point (57°4′S 26°39′W / 57.067°S 26.650°W / -57.067; -26.650). It was...
- ends with the Christian celebration of Lent, forty days before Easter, on Shrove Tuesday (Martedì Gr****o or Mardi Gras), the day before Ash Wednesday. The...
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