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Example sentences from the Web for quadragesimal
In Illyria, Achaia and Alexandria the quadragesimal fast lasted six weeks.
And when ten days of the quadragesimal fast were yet remaining, there came one to summon him to the king.The Evolution Of An English Town|Gordon Home
The common stinging-nettle (Sama) is, by boiling, also prepared into an indifferent food during the quadragesimal low diet.The Highlands of Ethiopia|William Cornwallis Harris