Whitsun farthings

plural noun

Definition of Whitsun farthings

: offerings formerly made to the parish priest or to the mother church at Pentecost

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First Known Use of Whitsun farthings

1656, in the meaning defined above

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“Whitsun farthings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Whitsun%20farthings. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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