East´er   Pronunciation: ēs´tẽr
n.1.An annual church festival commemorating Christ's resurrection, and occurring on Sunday, the second day after Good Friday. It corresponds to the pascha or passover of the Jews, and most nations still give it this name under the various forms of pascha, pasque, pâque, or pask.
2.The day on which the festival is observed; Easter day.
Sundays by thee more glorious break,
An Easter day in every week.
- Keble.
Easter dues
(Ch. of Eng.) money due to the clergy at Easter, formerly paid in communication of the tithe for personal labor and subject to exaction. For Easter dues, Easter offerings, voluntary gifts, have been substituted.
Easter egg
a - A painted or colored egg used as a present at Easter.
b - An imitation of an egg, in sugar or some fine material, sometimes made to serve as a box for jewelry or the like, used as an Easter present.
v. i.1.(Naut.) To veer to the east; - said of the wind.
Noun1.Easter - a Christian celebration of the Resurrection of Christ; celebrated on the Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox
2.easter - a wind from the east
Synonyms: east wind, easterly
Advent, Allhallowmas, Allhallows, Allhallowtide, Annunciation, Annunciation Day, Ascension Day, Ash Wednesday, Candlemas, Candlemas Day, Carnival, Christmas, Corpus Christi, Easter Monday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday, Eastertide, Ember days, Epiphany, Good Friday, Halloween, Hallowmas, Holy Thursday, Holy Week, Lady Day, Lammas, Lammas Day, Lammastide, Lent, Lententide, Mardi Gras, Martinmas, Maundy Thursday, Michaelmas, Michaelmas Day, Michaelmastide, Palm Sunday, Pancake Day, Passion Week, Pentecost, Quadragesima, Quadragesima Sunday, Septuagesima, Shrove Tuesday, Trinity Sunday, Twelfth-day, Twelfth-tide, Whit-Tuesday, White Sunday, Whitmonday, Whitsun, Whitsunday, Whitsuntide, Whitweek
East Pakistani
East River
East Saint Louis
east side
east southeast
East Sussex
East Timor
East Tocharian
East Turkestan Islamic Movement
East Turkistan Islamic Movement
east wind
-- Easter --
Easter bunny
Easter cactus
Easter card
Easter daisy
Easter Day
Easter dues
Easter egg
Easter egging
Easter lily
Easter lily vine
Easter Sunday
Easter term
Eastern Catholicism
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