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  • n. An indulgence of forty days, corresponding to the forty days of ancient canonical penance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An indulgence of forty days, corresponding to the forty days of ancient canonical penance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A papal indulgence for forty days; a remission of the temporal punishment due to sin corresponding to the forty days of the ancient canonical penance.

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