Whitsun Tuesday
Whittuesday Whit"tues`day, n. (Eccl.) The day following Whitmonday; -- called also {Whitsun Tuesday}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Whitsun Tuesday — noun the day after Whitmonday • Syn: ↑Whit Tuesday • Hypernyms: ↑Tuesday, ↑Tues • Part Holonyms: ↑Whitsun, ↑Whitsuntide, ↑Whitweek * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whitsun Monday; Whitsun Tuesday —    Two days observed with great solemnity as the continuation of the High Festival of Whitsun Day. For the origin and appointment of these days see EASTER MONDAY and TUESDAY …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Whitsun — Whit sun, a. Of, pertaining to, or observed at, Whitsuntide; as, Whitsun week; Whitsun Tuesday; Whitsun pastorals. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whit-Tuesday — noun the day after Whitmonday • Syn: ↑Whitsun Tuesday • Hypernyms: ↑Tuesday, ↑Tues • Part Holonyms: ↑Whitsun, ↑Whitsuntide, ↑Whitweek * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whit Tuesday — (syn. Pentecost Tuesday, Whitsun Tuesday) is the Christian holiday celebrated the day after Pentecost Monday, the third day of the week beginning on Pentecost. Pentecost is a movable feast in the Christian calendar, being dependent upon the date… …   Wikipedia

  • Shrove Tuesday — Synonyms and related words: Advent, Allhallowmas, Allhallows, Allhallowtide, Annunciation, Annunciation Day, Ascension Day, Ash Wednesday, Candlemas, Candlemas Day, Carnival, Christmas, Corpus Christi, Easter, Easter Monday, Easter Saturday,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Whitweek — noun Christian holiday; the week beginning on Whitsunday (especially the first 3 days) • Syn: ↑Whitsun, ↑Whitsuntide • Hypernyms: ↑season • Part Holonyms: ↑church calendar, ↑ecclesiastical calendar …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tues — noun the third day of the week; the second working day • Syn: ↑Tuesday • Hypernyms: ↑weekday • Hyponyms: ↑Whit Tuesday, ↑Whitsun Tuesday …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whitsuntide — Whit sun*tide , n. [Whitsunday + tide.] The week commencing with Whitsunday, esp. the first three days Whitsunday, Whitsun Monday, and Whitsun Tuesday; the time of Pentecost. R. of Gloucester. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whittuesday — Whit tues day, n. (Eccl.) The day following Whitmonday; called also {Whitsun Tuesday}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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