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shrove sunday

shrove Sun·day
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [shrohv suhn-dey, -dee]
    • /ʃroʊv ˈsʌn deɪ, -di/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [shrohv suhn-dey, -dee]
    • /ʃroʊv ˈsʌn deɪ, -di/

Definition of shrove sunday words

  • noun shrove sunday the Sunday before Ash Wednesday; Quinquagesima. 1

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Origin of shrove sunday

First appearance:

before 1425
One of the 25% oldest English words
First recorded in 1425-75, Shrove Sunday is from the late Middle English word shrofsunday. See shrove, Sunday

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Parts of speech for Shrove sunday

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

shrove sunday popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 62% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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