Carling Sunday

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a Sunday in Lent when carls are eaten. In some parts of England, Passion Sunday. See Carl, 4.

See also: Carlings

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Peas or carlings were traditionally consumed on Palm Sunday particularly in northern England and Scotland, so it became known as Carling Sunday (or Car-Sunday in Scotland).
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