Definición de Hocktide en inglés:

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Hocktide

Pronunciación: /ˈhɒktʌɪd/

sustantivo

(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.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It sounded for all the world like a large Christmas beetle, but seeing Easter's been and gone and we're heading for Hocktide, this made no sense, so I went to investigate.
  • The festival begins when the town crier blows his horn and summons the Hocktide Court to the town hall.
  • A Hocktide Lunch is served to more than 180 commoners and their guests and friends in the Corn Exchange.

Origen

Of unknown origin.

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Saltos de línea: Hock|tide

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