Whitsuntide

noun
Whit·​sun·​tide | \ ˈ(h)wit-sən-ˌtīd How to pronounce Whitsuntide (audio) \

Definition of Whitsuntide

: the week beginning with Whitsunday and especially the first three days of this week

First Known Use of Whitsuntide

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Whitsuntide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Whitsuntide. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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