guttide

noun

gut·​tide
ˈgu̇tˌtīd,
ˈgətˌ-
plural -s
now dialectal, England
: a time of feasting
specifically : shrove tuesday

Word History

Etymology

alteration (influenced by gut entry 1) of earlier good tide Shrove Tuesday, from good entry 1 + tide

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“Guttide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guttide. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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