Cheese Week

noun

Definition of Cheese Week

Eastern Church
: the week from Monday through Sunday preceding the first day of Lent during which period cheese and eggs may be eaten for the last time before Easter

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“Cheese Week.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cheese%20Week. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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