Shrove Tuesday love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The day before Ash Wednesday.

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  • noun The day before the beginning of Lent, when pancakes are traditionally eaten, originally to use up milk and eggs that would otherwise spoil because of not being eaten during Lent.

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  • noun the last day before Lent

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Shrove(tide) + Tuesday.]

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From shrove, past tense of shrive, from the mediaeval practice of priests hearing confessions before Lent, and Tuesday.

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