Ash Wednesday

noun

Definition of Ash Wednesday

: the first day of Lent — see Easter Dates Table

First Known Use of Ash Wednesday

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Ash Wednesday was in the 13th century

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“Ash Wednesday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ash%20Wednesday. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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