Whitsuntide

Whitsuntide

[hwit-suhn-tahyd, wit-]
noun
the week beginning with Whitsunday, especially the first three days of this week.
Also called Whit Week.


Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English whitsone(n)tide. See Whitsun, tide1

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Whitsuntide (ˈwɪtsənˌtaɪd)
 
n
the week that begins with Whit Sunday, esp the first three days

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