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One entry found for Shrove Tuesday.
Main Entry: Shrove Tuesday
Pronunciation: primarystressshromacrv-
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English schroftewesday "Shrove Tuesday," from schrof, from shriven "to shrive, give a penance or pardon to," and tewesday "Tuesday"; shriven, from Old English scrifan "to shrive, prescribe," from Latin scribere "to write" --related to SCRIBE, TUESDAY --see Word History at TUESDAY
: the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday

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