Simple Definition of Shrove Tuesday
: the day before the first day of the Christian holy period of Lent : the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
Full Definition of Shrove Tuesday
: the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
Origin of shrove tuesday
Middle English schroftewesday, from schrof- (as in schroftide) + tewesday Tuesday
First Known Use: 15th century
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