fasten's e'en


fast·​en's e'en
variants or fasten's
dialectal, British
: shrove tuesday

Word History


Middle English (Scots) fastinnys evin, from fastinnys (genitive of Middle English—Sc—fastin fast, variant of Middle English fasten) + evin (variant of Middle English even evening, eve)

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“Fasten's e'en.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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