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shrove

[ shrohv ]

verb

  1. a simple past tense of shrive.


shrove

/ ʃrəʊv /

verb

  1. See shrive
    a past tense of shrive


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Word History and Origins

Origin of shrove1

Middle English shroof, Old English scrāf

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Example Sentences

There will be celebrating around the globe today to mark Shrove Tuesday in its various guises.

Five ducats for Shrove Tuesday, and a Holophernes to be visibly beheaded—in a most illustrious convent, too.

It was on Shrove-Tuesday, after dark, that their attention was roused by a strange, crackling noise.

Our custom of eating pancakes on Shrove-Tuesday, was probably borrowed from the Greek church.

Which, accordingly providing, prepared his company for that journey, entering it upon Shrove-Tuesday (3rd February).

Give me a little shrove-money for our tom-cat, Sir Grandee; he stole a leg of veal from the butcher yesterday.

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