Origin of Easter
Related formspost-Eas·ter, adjectivepre-Eas·ter, noun
Examples from the Web for easter
At the same time, the Easter Elchies House began to deteriorate.
The land at Easter Elchies was the ideal place for Reid to set up his business.
And I was lucky enough to receive an invitation to stay at Easter Elchies House, the spiritual home at The Macallan.A Whisky Connoisseur Remembers That First Sip of The Macallan||December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The company soon embarked on a refurbishment of Easter Elchies, opening to the public in 1985.
At the center of it all is Easter Elchies House—one of the so-called six pillars of the company.
Moreover, Sir, if it please your mastership for to understand how your wool was housed ever deal by Easter even.Medieval People|Eileen Edna Power
Writing of other traditions, 'one of the most beautiful of Easter customs still survives.Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts|Rosalind Northcote
The date of Easter regulates the dates of the other movable feasts.
The week before Easter is a busy one for the boys and girls in East Lancashire.Lancashire Folk-lore|John Harland
This, then, was the foundation of Lady Nottingham's Easter party.Daisy's Aunt|E. F. (Edward Frederic) Benson
British Dictionary definitions for easter
Related formsRelated adjective: paschal
Word Origin for Easter
Culture definitions for easter
An important religious festival among Christians (see also Christian); it commemorates the Resurrection of Jesus after his Crucifixion. Easter is celebrated on a Sunday in spring, and the season of Easter, a time of rejoicing, continues for several weeks. The penitential season of Lent is a time of preparation for Easter.