Shrove Tuesday


noun

the last day of Shrovetide, long observed as a season of merrymaking before Lent.

Origin of Shrove Tuesday

First recorded in 1490–1500; shrove + Tuesday
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Shrove Tuesday

noun

the last day of Shrovetide; Pancake Day
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