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Low Sunday

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noun

the first Sunday after Easter.

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Also called Quasimodo.

Origin of Low Sunday

First recorded in 1505–15
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Low Sunday

noun

the Sunday after Easter

Word Origin for Low Sunday

probably so named because of its relative unimportance in contrast with Easter Sunday
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