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feast day

a day, especially a church holiday, for feasting and rejoicing.
Origin of feast day
Middle English word dating back to 1250-1300 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Here a highly popular fair was held every year on the feast day of the patron saint of the Abbey.

  • Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar among the people.

    The Religious Persecution in France 1900-1906 Jane Milliken Napier Brodhead
  • I was surprised to see him assume so much dignity, but I presumed that he was treated with exceptional honour on the feast day.

    Phroso Anthony Hope
  • Now of necessity he was to release unto them one upon the feast day.

  • The parishioners attended divine service on the feast day, and the rest of that day was then devoted to popular festivities.

    Lancashire Folk-lore John Harland
  • The fellow had sailed on the feast day of Sai-Kao because on that day the Likin or native customs were closed.

    Mortmain Arthur Cheny Train
  • And it represented no small achievement and marked no small advance, so that it was really the feast day we made of it.

  • But they did not want that to take place on the feast day, lest there should be an uproar among the people, who believed on him.

    Training the Teacher A. F. Schauffler
  • It was the feast day of the year on the Island, a beautiful bright sunny June day.

    An Isle in the Water Katharine Tynan

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