Shrove Tuesday


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Shrove Tuesday

n.
The day before Ash Wednesday.

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Shrove Tuesday

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the last day of Shrovetide; Pancake Day
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Shrove′ Tues′day


n.
the last day of Shrovetide.
[1490–1500]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Shrove Tuesday - the last day before LentShrove Tuesday - the last day before Lent    
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
Shrovetide - immediately preceding Lent
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Translations
ثُلاثاء المَرافِعثُلَاثَاءُ الـمَرْفَع
masopustní úterýposlední den masopustu
fastelavnstirsdaghvide tirsdag
laskiaistiistai
pokladni utorak
húshagyókedd
告解火曜日
오순절의 화요일
fašiangový utorok
fettisdagen
วันเทศกาลสารภาพบาป
büyük perhizin arife günüBüyük Perhiz'in son günü
ngày thứ Ba trước tuần chay

Shrove Tuesday

[ˈʃrəʊvˈtjuːzdɪ] Nmartes m inv de Carnaval (en que en Inglaterra se sirven hojuelas)
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Shrove Tuesday

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Shrove Tuesday

[ˌʃrəʊvˈtjuːzdɪ] nmartedì m inv grasso
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

shrove

(ʃrouv) : Shrove ˈSunday noun
the first day of Shrovetide.
Shrove ˈTuesday noun
the last day of Shrovetide, when people traditionally eat pancakes.
ˈShrovetide noun
the three days before Ash Wednesday.
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Shrove Tuesday

ثُلَاثَاءُ الـمَرْفَع masopustní úterý fastelavnstirsdag Fastnachtsdienstag τελευταία μέρα της Αποκριάς (Δυτικών) martes de Carnaval laskiaistiistai mardi gras pokladni utorak martedì grasso 告解火曜日 오순절의 화요일 Vastenavond fetetirsdal ostatki terça-feira de carnaval вторник на Масленой неделе fettisdagen วันเทศกาลสารภาพบาป büyük perhizin arife günü ngày thứ Ba trước tuần chay 忏悔节
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References in classic literature ?
He has a pleasant name: he is called Quatre-Temps (Ember Days), Paques-Fleuries (Palm Sunday), Mardi-Gras (Shrove Tuesday), I know not what!
The annual Alnwick Shrove Tuesday match was again played out on ground more suited to sheep than budding Alan Shearers.
TODAY is Shrove Tuesday, and Compassion in World Farming is urging all pancake makers to make their pancakes compassionate this year by using cage free eggs and milk from cows that have been given the chance to graze outdoors.
A fifth of voters named comedian Russell Brand as the least sweet celebrity, and 29 per cent said "No, No, No" to spending Shrove Tuesday with Amy Winehouse.
FOR some of us next Tuesday will be the culinary highlight of the year - Pancake Day, or to give it its proper name, Shrove Tuesday.
And it being Shrove Tuesday, all he did was toss a few pancakes.
Shrove Tuesday was also Skipping Day in fishing villages along the North-east Coast.
For decades Coventry and Warwickshire has celebrated Shrove Tuesday with traditional pancake races.
Lunchtime co-ordinator Elaine Purcell, who helped organise the Shrove Tuesday event, said: "Everyone has helped out, it has been a real team effort.
The survey has been released on Shrove Tuesday when pancakes are traditionally prepared to mark the start tomorrow, Ash Wednesday, of Lent.
TODAY is Shrove Tuesday, the traditional Christian feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday.