Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of keeping holiday; cessation from work.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete The act of keeping holiday; cessation from work.

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  • noun obsolete The observation of a holiday; cessation from work.

Etymologies

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Latin feriari to keep holiday, from ferie holidays.

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Comments

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  • The act of keeping holiday; cessation from work.

    January 1, 2008

  • Just because it's a holiday you don't have to usen obsolete word as the word of the day. That's pretty lame, don't you think?

    December 26, 2011

  • Yeah, reesetee... how lame of you to usen obsolete word just because it's a holiday.

    December 26, 2011

  • Yeah, lame.

    December 26, 2011

  • Teacher says, "Every time you call a word obsolete, you lame a fairy."

    December 26, 2011