Shrove Tuesday

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌʃrəʊvˈtjuːzdeɪ/

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Shrove Tuesday, 
  • Religionthe last day of Shrovetide, long observed as a season of merrymaking before Lent.
    • shrove + Tuesday 1490–1500

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    Shrove Tuesday n
    1. the last day of Shrovetide; Pancake Day
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