Dr. Kuhn says in several parts of Westphalia, at Shrovetide, cows' horns are decorated with white besoms with white handles.
A calf bought for the convent for Quinquagesima Sunday (Shrovetide), 9d.
It's Shrovetide, and the servant is simply beside herself; I must look out that something doesn't happen.
It was on the eve of Shrovetide, in the wilds about sixty versts from the railroad.
Originally, the Shrovetide cocks were mounted on stools and stones thrown at them.
About the same time Douglas came upon Roxburgh, when the garrison were enjoying the careless mirth of Shrovetide.
And this play is showed especially about Shrovetide, called in Italian Macchararum.
Shrovetide,—in its original meaning, signifies the time of confessing sins to a priest.
Don't matter whether 'tis his own or another's wedding, he's all the while jumping around like a Shrovetide pancake.
At Shrovetide the cellaress gave each lady “for their cripcis and for their crumkakers 2d.”