movable feast

Definition of movable feast

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

Word by Word Definitions

movable
  1. :  capable of being moved

    :  changing date from year to year

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

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

    :  something that gives unusual or abundant enjoyment

    :  abundance, profusion

  1. :  to take part in a feast

    :  to enjoy some unusual pleasure or delight

    :  to give a feast for


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