Hockday

noun

Hock·​day
ˈhäkˌdā
variants or Hokeday
ˈhōk-
1
: the second Tuesday after Easter celebrated in England before the 18th century with rough sport and humorous play originally for the collection of funds for community purposes

called also Hock Tuesday

2
: the second Monday after Easter

called also Hock Monday

Word History

Etymology

Middle English hockedai, hokeday

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“Hockday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hockday. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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