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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Immediately preceding Lent.

Usage examples (32)
  • I enjoy listening to Petrushka more than ever, especially during Shrovetide.
  • What! meddle with Shrovetide? cried Panurge, in the name of Beelzebub, I am not yet so weary of my life.
  • Swiss Shrovetide celebration with its magical orches - tration of rattles, whipcracking, bells, and pigs 'blad - ders.
  • Shrovetide, the annual Catholic excuse for overindulgence; men and women dressed in immodest costumes; lascivious dancing. for more
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