Definition of Forty Hours

: a Roman Catholic devotion in which the churches of a diocese in 2-day turns have the Blessed Sacrament exposed on the altar for continuous daytime veneration

First Known Use of Forty Hours

1759, in the meaning defined above

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“Forty Hours.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Forty%20Hours. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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