Hock·​day | \ ˈhäkˌdā\
variants: or Hokeday \ ˈhōk-​ \

Definition of Hockday

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

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History and Etymology for Hockday

Middle English hockedai, hokeday

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