- n. The Friday before Easter Sunday, believed by Christians to be the day on which Christ was crucified.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. the Friday of Holy Week, kept in some churches as a fast, in memoory of our Savior's passion or suffering; the anniversary of the crucifixion.
- n. Friday before Easter
- From good meaning holy (Wiktionary)
“It seems more probable that the explanation for this practice should be sought in the principle, admitted in the Latin Rites, that, as evidence of mourning, all signs of reverence and salutations are omitted, among them the blessing of objects and of persons, just as on Good Friday the blessing of the water, all obeisances and salutations, and the blessing of the people are omitted.”
“Then came Good Friday and Easter Eve, during which the Melanesians with Mr. Brooke were busily engaged in decorating the Chapel with fronds of tree - ferns, bamboo, arums, and oleander blossoms.”
“This presents the prospect of a fully inclusive government and democratic institutions as envisaged under the Good Friday and St”
“On the following morning they all set out together for Glasgow, Stewart and Dalzel being able to accompany them because it was Good Friday, and Good Friday was then a holiday at Edinburgh University.”
“One year, Good Friday passed, and Easter-time had progressed to the joyful Monday, ere cognisance of the season came.”
“The Roman Good Friday prayers, however, which are similar in import to this litany, follow the Gospel; and so does the Great Synapte of Clementine, the”
“Other modes of self-castigation were often resorted to; on Good Friday it was the custom to bind one of the brethren to a cross, as in a crucifixion.”
“The burial of Brother Humilis had become in a moment the resurrection of Julian Cruce, from a mourning into a celebration, from Good Friday to Easter.”
“As we had never had the circus upon a Good Friday before, I had not been compelled to make a visit to it a matter of conscience, but as we walked up our road past the baths and the library, and then turned into Manor Road, I began to be seriously troubled.”
“In a shrine by the high altar is preserved the famous Santo Rostro or Santa Faz, a handkerchief of Saint Veronica, which is annually exhibited to the people on Good Friday and on the Feast of the Assumption.”
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