holytide

holytide
holytide [hō′lē tīd΄]
n.
[ HOLY + TIDE1]
Obs. a holy season; day or period of religious observance

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  • holytide — /hoh lee tuyd /, n. a time of religious observances. [bef. 1100; ME holi tid, OE halig tid. See HOLY, TIDE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • holytide — /ˈhoʊlitaɪd/ (say hohleetuyd) noun Archaic a holy season …  

  • holytide — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English halitide, from hali holy + tide : a time devoted to religion * * * /hoh lee tuyd /, n. a time of religious observances. [bef. 1100; ME holi tid, OE halig tid. See HOLY, TIDE1] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • fast — Synonyms and related words: Barmecidal feast, Encratism, Friday, Lenten diet, Lenten entertainment, Lenten fare, Pythagoreanism, Pythagorism, Rechabitism, Sabbath, Shakerism, Spartan fare, Stoicism, Sunday, abandoned, abstain, abstainment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • feast — Synonyms and related words: High Holiday, High Holy Day, Lucullan feast, Mardi Gras, Sabbath, Saturnalia, Sunday, allay, anniversary, appease, assuage, bank holiday, banquet, bean feast, beano, birthday, blow, blowout, board, bread, bread and… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • holy day — Synonyms and related words: High Holiday, High Holy Day, Sabbath, Sunday, bank holiday, church calendar, church feast, day of festivities, day off, ecclesiastical calendar, fast, feast, feast day, festival day, fete day, fixed feast, gala day,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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