hokeday
Hockday Hock"day`, n. [Cf. AS. h[=o]cor mockery, scorn.] A holiday commemorating the expulsion of the Danes, formerly observed on the second Tuesday after Easter; -- called also {hocktide}. [Eng.] [Written also {hokeday}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Hokeday — Hoke day , n. Same as {Hockday}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • HOKEDAY — Vide Hocday …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • hokeday — Usage: usually capitalized variant of hockday * * * hokeday etc., early ff. Hock day, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hockday — Hock day , n. [Cf. AS. h[=o]cor mockery, scorn.] A holiday commemorating the expulsion of the Danes, formerly observed on the second Tuesday after Easter; called also {hocktide}. [Eng.] [Written also {hokeday}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hocktide — Hockday Hock day , n. [Cf. AS. h[=o]cor mockery, scorn.] A holiday commemorating the expulsion of the Danes, formerly observed on the second Tuesday after Easter; called also {hocktide}. [Eng.] [Written also {hokeday}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • HOCDAY — festivitas, quam demptis eiectisque iam Danis Angli, ut exactis Regibus Rom. Fugalia, annue olim laeti celebrabant: quae nec hodie apud Mediterraneos penitus exolevit. Lambardo in Itin. Cantii tit. Sandvich dicta videtur, quasi dies Martis… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • hock monday — ˈhäk noun Usage: usually capitalized H&M Etymology: Middle English hoc Monday, from hoc , hocke , hoke (in hockedai, hokeday Hockday) + Monday : hockday 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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