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In this name shrovetide the religious idea is uppermost, and the same is true of the German
The English term "shrovetide" (from "to shrive", or hear confessions) is sufficiently explained by a sentence in the
There are the courses that are consumed of the precisely specified the holidays as Petrovden, Dimitrovden, Zaduchnitsa, Sirni-Zagovezdni shrovetide and common хранар everyday apart.
Christians, are derived the profane riots of new year's day, twelfthtide, and shrovetide, by which many pervert these times into days of sin and intemperance.
Tomorrow for shrovetide celebration the rest of the costume will be a simple improvisation.
Folk football - also called mob football or shrovetide football - dates back to medieval times and is played with hundreds of players using the village as the pitch.
"that Her Majesty's players may be suffered to play ... within the city and liberties _between this and shrovetide next_"  -- in other words, during the winter season when access to the Theatre was difficult.