Albless Sunday
Alb Sunday Alb Sunday (Eccl.) The first Sunday after Easter Sunday, properly {Albless Sunday}, because in the early church those who had been baptized on Easter eve laid aside on the following Saturday their white albs which had been put on after baptism. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Alb Sunday — (Eccl.) The first Sunday after Easter Sunday, properly {Albless Sunday}, because in the early church those who had been baptized on Easter eve laid aside on the following Saturday their white albs which had been put on after baptism. [Webster… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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