movable feast

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of movable feast

: a religious festival that occurs on a different date each year
  • Easter and Passover are movable feasts.

Word by Word Definitions

movable play
  1. : capable of being moved

  2. : changing date from year to year

  1. : something (such as an article of furniture) that can be removed or displaced

feast play
  1. : an elaborate and usually abundant meal often accompanied by a ceremony or entertainment : banquet

  2. : something that gives unusual or abundant enjoyment

  3. : abundance, profusion

  1. : to take part in a feast

  2. : to enjoy some unusual pleasure or delight

  3. : to give a feast for


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