either of two Islamic festivals, Eid al-Fitr or Eid al-Adha.

Origin of Eid

Before 1700; < Arabic ʿīd “festival, feast” from Aramaic ʿed “day of assembly, feast day, festival”
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Historical Examples of eid

  • He had killed the son of Eid of Ass, the son of Skeggi, and been outlawed for it.

  • Eid was then very old when this happened, so the case was not followed up.

    Laxdla Saga


  • King Olaf was at that time at Eid, in the upper end of Raumarike.


    Snorri Sturlason

  • The king, with the troop that followed him, turned east to Eid forest.


    Snorri Sturlason

  • Eid Mehemmed had brought a coffin with him in order to take the remains to Khiva.