Easter Even


Definition of Easter Even

: the 24-hour period preceding Easter

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First Known Use of Easter Even

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Easter Even

Middle English ester even, from ester Easter + even eve (eve)

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“Easter Even.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Easter%20Even. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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