- Ecclesiastical. a weekday on which no feast is celebrated.
Origin of feria1
Examples from the Web for ferial
Historical Examples of ferial
It was a ferial day, and I therefore went to the church at eleven in the morning after making an enormous breakfast.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
- of or relating to a feria
- rare of or relating to a holiday
- RC Church a weekday, other than Saturday, on which no feast occurs
Word Origin for feria
Word Origin and History for ferial
"pertaining to holidays," late 14c., from Old French ferial, from Medieval Latin ferialis, from Latin feriae (see feast (n.)).