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Definition of 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, 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
day of Lent), observed
in many Christian countries through
parti****ting in confession
- Sunday, Quinquagesima Sunday
(commonly called Shrove
Sunday), as well as Shrove
Monday, and culminates
Tuesday, also known
- Day) and culminating
on the day before
Ash Wednesday, which
Gras is French
for "Fat Tuesday", reflecting
Monday, sometimes known
Monday, Rose Monday, Merry Monday
or Hall Monday, is a Christian observance falling
on the Monday before
and Iceland, ****ociated with Lent and especially Shrove Tuesday
in most countries, Shrove Monday
in Denmark, parts
- the Shrove Tuesday
in the United
Kingdom, commonly incorrectly called Pancake
Day). This tradition
to Hawaii, where
they celebrate Shrove
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...
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
Easter, on Shrove Tuesday
(Martedì Gr****o or Mardi
Gras), the day before
Ash Wednesday. The...
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