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high days and holidays

Definition of high days and holidays in English:

informal Special occasions: the drawing room is used only on high days and holidays
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  • Our forbears thrived very well on oats, oily fish and kale, with full cream milk and a bit of cheese and meat on high days and holidays and I imagine they were financially very stretched indeed.
  • Traditional family gatherings - high days and holidays - form the setting for this domestic drama.
  • She comes home for high days and holidays and we toddle over to her for the odd weekend too.
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