Pasch egg
Pasch Pasch, Pascha Pas"cha, n. [AS. pascha, L. pascha, Gr. ?, fr. Heb. pesach, fr. p[=a]sach to pass over: cf. OF. pasque, F. p[^a]que. Cf. {Paschal}, {Paas}, {Paque}.] The passover; the feast of Easter. [1913 Webster]

{Pasch egg}. See {Easter egg}, under {Easter}.

{Pasch flower}. See {Pasque flower}, under {Pasque}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Pasch — Pasch, Pascha Pas cha, n. [AS. pascha, L. pascha, Gr. ?, fr. Heb. pesach, fr. p[=a]sach to pass over: cf. OF. pasque, F. p[^a]que. Cf. {Paschal}, {Paas}, {Paque}.] The passover; the feast of Easter. [1913 Webster] {Pasch egg}. See {Easter egg},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pasch flower — Pasch Pasch, Pascha Pas cha, n. [AS. pascha, L. pascha, Gr. ?, fr. Heb. pesach, fr. p[=a]sach to pass over: cf. OF. pasque, F. p[^a]que. Cf. {Paschal}, {Paas}, {Paque}.] The passover; the feast of Easter. [1913 Webster] {Pasch egg}. See {Easter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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