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- Pancake Day ► NOUN ▪ Shrove Tuesday, when pancakes are traditionally eaten.
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Pancake Day — Pancake Tuesday n [U and C] BrE ↑Shrove Tuesday, when people in Britain traditionally eat pancakes … Dictionary of contemporary English
Pancake Day — Pancake ,Day noun INFORMAL the Tuesday before the Christian period of LENT begins, when people traditionally eat pancakes: SHROVE TUESDAY … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
pancake day — noun the last day before Lent • Syn: ↑Mardi Gras, ↑Shrove Tuesday • Hypernyms: ↑Christian holy day • Part Holonyms: ↑Shrovetide * * * noun or … Useful english dictionary
Pancake Day — /ˈpænkeɪk deɪ/ (say pankayk day) noun 1. Shrove Tuesday, on which pancakes were and are traditionally eaten as the last eggs to be consumed before Lent. 2. Colloquial a remote or improbable time: she won t be back till next Pancake Day … Australian English dictionary
Pancake Day — N UNCOUNT Pancake Day is the popular name for Shrove Tuesday. [BRIT] Syn: Shrove Tuesday … English dictionary
Pancake Day — (also Pancake Tuesday) (BrE) another name for Shrove Tuesday, when many people eat pancakes in Britain. Traditionally, this was the last day when people could enjoy rich food before Lent. * * * … Universalium
Pancake Day — noun Shrove Tuesday. Syn: Pancake Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday … Wiktionary
Pancake Day — noun Shrove Tuesday, when pancakes are traditionally eaten … English new terms dictionary
Pancake Day — noun (C, U) BrE informal shrove tuesday, when people in Britain traditionally eat pancakes … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
Pancake Day — UK / US noun informal the Tuesday before the Christian period of lent begins, when people traditionally eat pancakes … English dictionary