Shrove Sunday

noun

Definition of Shrove Sunday

: the Sunday before Ash Wednesday : quinquagesima

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History and Etymology for Shrove Sunday

Middle English shrofsunday, from shrof-, schrof- (as in schroftyde Shrovetide) + sunday

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“Shrove Sunday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Shrove%20Sunday. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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