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  • 1Shriving — Shriv ing, n. Shrift; confession. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2Shriving — Shrive Shrive, v. t. [imp. {Shrived}or {Shrove}; p. p. {Shriven}or {Shrived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shriving}.] [OE. shriven, schriven, AS. scr[=i]van to shrive, to impose penance or punishment; akin to OFries. skr[=i]va to impose punishment; cf. OS.… …

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  • 3shriving — v. hear a confession of sins; assign penance for sins; absolve sins after confession and repentance …

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  • 4shriving — shrīˈving noun (Spenser) Shrift • • • Main Entry: ↑shrive …

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  • 5shriving-time — shrīˈving time noun (Shakespeare) Time for confession • • • Main Entry: ↑shrive …

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  • 6Olney, Buckinghamshire — For other uses, see Olney (disambiguation). Coordinates: 52°09′11″N 0°42′00″W / 52.153°N 0.700°W / 52.153; 0.700 …

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  • 7pancake races —    The custom of eating pancakes on *Shrove Tuesday is well attested from the 16th century onwards; in the 19th century there are many references to the custom of tolling a church bell at 11. a.m. or midday to show the day s work was over and… …

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  • 8Shrift — Shrift, n. [OE. shrift, schrift, AS. scrift, fr. scr[=i]fan to shrive. See {Shrive}.] 1. The act of shriving. [1913 Webster] In shrift and preaching is my diligence. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. Confession made to a priest, and the absolution… …

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  • 9Shrift father — Shrift Shrift, n. [OE. shrift, schrift, AS. scrift, fr. scr[=i]fan to shrive. See {Shrive}.] 1. The act of shriving. [1913 Webster] In shrift and preaching is my diligence. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. Confession made to a priest, and the… …

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  • 10Shrive — Shrive, v. t. [imp. {Shrived}or {Shrove}; p. p. {Shriven}or {Shrived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shriving}.] [OE. shriven, schriven, AS. scr[=i]van to shrive, to impose penance or punishment; akin to OFries. skr[=i]va to impose punishment; cf. OS.… …

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  • 11Shrived — Shrive Shrive, v. t. [imp. {Shrived}or {Shrove}; p. p. {Shriven}or {Shrived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shriving}.] [OE. shriven, schriven, AS. scr[=i]van to shrive, to impose penance or punishment; akin to OFries. skr[=i]va to impose punishment; cf. OS.… …

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  • 12Shrived — Shrive Shrive, v. t. [imp. {Shrived}or {Shrove}; p. p. {Shriven}or {Shrived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shriving}.] [OE. shriven, schriven, AS. scr[=i]van to shrive, to impose penance or punishment; akin to OFries. skr[=i]va to impose punishment; cf. OS.… …

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  • 13Shriven — Shrive Shrive, v. t. [imp. {Shrived}or {Shrove}; p. p. {Shriven}or {Shrived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shriving}.] [OE. shriven, schriven, AS. scr[=i]van to shrive, to impose penance or punishment; akin to OFries. skr[=i]va to impose punishment; cf. OS.… …

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  • 14Shrove — Shrive Shrive, v. t. [imp. {Shrived}or {Shrove}; p. p. {Shriven}or {Shrived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shriving}.] [OE. shriven, schriven, AS. scr[=i]van to shrive, to impose penance or punishment; akin to OFries. skr[=i]va to impose punishment; cf. OS.… …

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  • 15shrift — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English scrift, from scrīfan to shrive more at shrive Date: before 12th century 1. archaic a. a remission of sins pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of reconciliation b. the act of shriving ;… …

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  • 16shrive — verb (shrived or shrove; shriven or shrived; shriving) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English scrīfan to shrive, prescribe (akin to Old High German scrīban to write), from Latin scribere to write more at scribe Date: before 12th century… …

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  • 17Carnival — For other uses, see Carnival (disambiguation). Carnival float in the Rosenmontag parade in Cologne, Germany …

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  • 18Pancake — This article is about the food. For other uses, see Pancake (disambiguation). Griddle cake redirects here. For the Irish style bread, see Soda bread. Blueberry pancakes A pancake is a thin, flat, round cake prepared from a batter, and cooked on a …

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  • 19Shrove Monday — Shrove Monday, sometimes known as Collop Monday, Rose Monday, Merry Monday or Hall Monday, is the Monday before Ash Wednesday; March 7 in 2011. Part of the English traditional Shrovetide celebrations of the week before Lent, the Monday precedes… …

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  • 20Jared Carter — Infobox Writer imagesize = 150px name = Jared Carter caption = pseudonym = birthdate = 1939 birthplace = deathdate = deathplace = occupation = Poet nationality = American period = genre = subject = movement = Independent influences = influenced …

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