Passiontide
Passiontide Pas"sion*tide`, n. [Passion + tide time.] The last fortnight of Lent. [1913 Webster]

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  • Passiontide — (in the Christian liturgical year) is a name for the last two weeks of Lent, beginning on Passion Sunday and ending on Holy Saturday.In the Roman Catholic Church, all crucifixes and images may be covered in veils (usually violet, the colour of… …   Wikipedia

  • Passiontide — • The two weeks between Passion Sunday and Easter. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Passiontide     Passiontide     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Passiontide — [pash′əntīd΄] n. former name for the two week period before Easter …   English World dictionary

  • Passiontide — noun Date: 1847 the last two weeks of Lent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Passiontide — /pash euhn tuyd /, n. the two week period from Passion Sunday to Holy Saturday. [1840 50; PASSION + TIDE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Passiontide — noun The period in the Christian calendar from Passion Sunday to Holy Saturday …   Wiktionary

  • Passiontide — noun the last two weeks of Lent …   English new terms dictionary

  • Passiontide — Pas•sion•tide [[t]ˈpæʃ ənˌtaɪd[/t]] n. rel the two week period from Passion Sunday to Holy Saturday • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • Passiontide — /ˈpæʃəntaɪd/ (say pashuhntuyd) noun the last two weeks of Lent from Passion Sunday to Holy Saturday …   Australian English dictionary

  • passiontide — n. the last two weeks of Lent …   Useful english dictionary

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