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holytide

[ hoh-lee-tahyd ]
/ ˈhoʊ liˌtaɪd /
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noun
a time of religious observances.
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Origin of holytide

before 1100; Middle English holi tid,Old English hālig tīd.See holy, tide1
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How to use holytide in a sentence

  • The wren, to seek for which used to be the sport dedicated to the holytide, was left unpursued and unslain.

    Peveril of the Peak|Sir Walter Scott
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