Definition of Hocktide in English:

Hocktide

Line breaks: Hock|tide
Pronunciation: /ˈhɒktʌɪd/

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noun

(In England) a religious festival formerly kept on the second Monday and Tuesday after Easter, during which, in pre-Reformation times, money was raised for Church and parish purposes.

Origin

of unknown origin.

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