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holytide

[hoh-lee-tahyd]
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noun
  1. 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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Related Words for holytide

holiday, holytide

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Historical Examples of holytide

  • 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