Fast of Esther

noun phrase

Definition of Fast of Esther

: a Jewish fast day observed the day before Purim in commemoration of a fast proclaimed by Queen Esther

First Known Use of Fast of Esther

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Fast of Esther.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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