m (-es/-dagas) Ember Day

Old to modern English dictionary. 2013.

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  • ember day — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ymbrendæg, from ymbrene circuit, anniversary + dæg day Date: before 12th century a Wednesday, Friday, or Saturday following the first Sunday in Lent, Whitsunday, September 14, or December 13 set… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • EmberDay — Em·ber Day (ĕmʹbər) n. A day reserved for prayer and fasting by some Christian churches, observed on the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday of Lent, after Whitsunday, after September 14, and after December 13.   [Middle… …   Universalium

  • Ymbrigdæg — see Ymbrendæg …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • Ember day — Em′ber day n. rel any of the days in the quarterly three day period of prayer and fasting (the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, after Whitsunday, after Sept. 14, and after Dec. 13) observed in some Western churches… …   From formal English to slang

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