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Origin of shrove
Words nearby shrove
Definition for shrove (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), shrove or shrived, shriv·en or shrived, shriv·ing.
verb (used without object), shrove or shrived, shriv·en or shrived, shriv·ing. Archaic.
Origin of shrive
OTHER WORDS FROM shriveun·shrived, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for shrove
One of the invited guests observed that it was Shrove Tuesday, and that there would be a jam of vehicles.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
On Shrove Tuesday, my sister had five attacks, which she assured me were the worst she had ever had.The Miraculous Medal|Jean Marie Aladel
Shrove Tuesday, or Fasten's Eve, is a day observed in many lands.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
There had been an unusual amount of talk this year about the parade on Shrove Tuesday.The Goose Man|Jacob Wassermann
On Shrove Tuesday Kingmoor became a busy scene, and the contests created much excitement among the freemen and others.Bygone Cumberland and Westmorland|Daniel Scott