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feast day

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noun
  1. a day, especially a church holiday, for feasting and rejoicing.

Origin of feast day

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300
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Examples from the Web for feast day

Historical Examples

  • The launching of that flatboat was made a feast-day in the neighborhood.

    The Story of Young Abraham Lincoln

    Wayne Whipple

  • In honor of the god a feast-day is held on the tenth of every month.

  • Joan was troubled a moment, then she answered yes, it was a feast-day.

  • The feast-day is ours too; let us take advantage of this day of freedom.

  • We are all assembled for tea; this is our second, feast-day tea.

    A Nobleman's Nest

    Ivan Turgenieff