Whitsuntide


Whitsuntide
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, Easter Sunday, Eastertide, Ember days, Epiphany, Good Friday, Halloween, Hallowmas, Holy Thursday, Holy Week, Lady Day, Lammas, Lammas Day, Lammastide, Lent, Lententide, Mardi Gras, Martinmas, Maundy Thursday, Michaelmas, Michaelmas Day, Michaelmastide, Palm Sunday, Pancake Day, Passion Week, Pentecost, Quadragesima, Quadragesima Sunday, Septuagesima, Shrove Tuesday, Trinity Sunday, Twelfth-day, Twelfth-tide, Whit-Tuesday, White Sunday, Whitmonday, Whitsun, Whitsunday, Whitweek

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • 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

  • Whitsuntide — ► NOUN ▪ the weekend or week including Whit Sunday …   English terms dictionary

  • Whitsuntide — [hwit′sən tīd΄, wit′sən tīd΄] n. [ME whitsunetide: see WHITSUN & TIDE1] 1. the week beginning with Whitsunday 2. the first three days of that week …   English World dictionary

  • Whitsuntide — Whitsun UK [ˈwɪts(ə)n] / US / US [ˈhwɪts(ə)n] or Whitsuntide UK [ˈwɪts(ə)nˌtaɪd] / US / US [ˈhwɪts(ə)nˌtaɪd] noun [uncountable] the seventh Sunday after Easter, when Christians celebrate the time when the Holy Spirit came from Heaven to Earth.… …   English dictionary

  • Whitsuntide — noun Date: 13th century the week beginning with Whitsunday and especially the first three days of this week …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Whitsuntide — /hwit seuhn tuyd , wit /, n. the week beginning with Whitsunday, esp. the first three days of this week. Also called Whit Week. [1175 1225; ME whitsone(n)tide. See WHITSUN, TIDE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Whitsuntide — noun a) The week beginning on Whitsunday. b) The first three days of the week beginning on Whitsunday …   Wiktionary

  • Whitsuntide — n. week beginning with the Christian holiday of Pentecost …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Whitsuntide — [ wɪts(ə)ntʌɪd] noun the weekend or week including Whit Sunday …   English new terms dictionary

  • whitsuntide — n. Whit Sunday, Pentecost …   New dictionary of synonyms


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