American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The day after Whitsunday.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The Monday following Whitsunday. In England the day is generally observed as a holiday. Also called Whitsun-Monday.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Eccl.) The day following Whitsunday; -- called also
- n. the day after Whitsunday; a legal holiday in England and Wales and Ireland
“The "almost", is because I'm still going to be in on Friday, but I suspect as the cafeteria is closed, and given that we've got the Ascension (thursday) and Whitmonday (monday. probably not called "whitmonday" by the Dutch, but can't remember their name for it) as both public holidays, it's not going to be exactly strenuous.”
“Mrs Caffyn whether it would not be possible for them all to go into the country on Whitmonday?”
“Whitmonday morning the Letherhead people came over to Great Oakhurst.”
“The King then ordered one Fulthorp to sentence him to decapitation, who forthwith complied; and the Archbishop was carried to execution with every mark of disgrace, on Whitmonday, June 8th.”
“His Lordship, by the said Elizabeth, his second Countess, who died on Whitmonday, A.”
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