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fete day

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noun
  1. a festival day.
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Origin of fete day

First recorded in 1810–20
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Examples from the Web for fete day

Historical Examples

  • Ville-aux-Fayes has no fair, for its fete-day, the Saint-Sylvestre, happens in winter.

    Sons of the Soil

    Honore de Balzac

  • Monsieur Savinien came by the mail-post the night before his mother's fete-day; but we did not know it.

    Ursula

    Honore de Balzac

  • This particular day was a fete-day well known to the Cruchotines and the Grassinists.

    Eugenie Grandet

    Honore de Balzac