Origin of fast day
Examples from the Web for fast day
The fourth of May was appointed a fast-day, and August the twenty-second a day of thanksgiving.History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia|Charles Campbell
When he came to Ayno, he found the Doctor just gone to Church, it being observed by him and his people as a fast-day.Memorials of the Independent Churches in Northamptonshire|Thomas Coleman
Bad news arrived from America, "about the fleet," and therefore Whitefield kept a fast-day at his houses of worship.George Whitefield|Joseph Belcher
The “Sunday blood,” the super-superb sartorial equestrian of our annual Fast-day, is not imposing or dangerous.The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table|Oliver Wendell Holmes
On the 19th December the King's breakfast was served as usual; but, being a fast-day, he refused to take anything.