shrove-tuesday was a holiday for apprentices and working people, as appears by several contemporary writers.
"Uncle will come for you on shrove-tuesday," wrote her Aunt.
It was on shrove-tuesday, after dark, that their attention was roused by a strange, crackling noise.
I remember one shrove-tuesday when she went to bed at eight o'clock.
shrove-tuesday was also called "Pancake Day," pancakes being the principal delicacy of the day.
But if you do so juggle, look to't. shrove-tuesday is at hand, and I have some acquaintance with bricklayers and plasterers.
So ended the shrove-tuesday, which had begun so gloriously for the young artist.
Our custom of eating pancakes on shrove-tuesday, was probably borrowed from the Greek church.
Another account of the origin of frying pancakes on shrove-tuesday, has been given.
Which, accordingly providing, prepared his company for that journey, entering it upon shrove-tuesday (3rd February).