Whittuesday


Whittuesday
/hwit"toohz"day, -dee, -tyoohz"-, wit"-/, n.
the day following Whitmonday.
[1770-80; modeled on WHITSUNDAY]

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  • Whittuesday — Whit tues day, n. (Eccl.) The day following Whitmonday; called also {Whitsun Tuesday}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whittuesday — /hwit toohz day, dee, tyoohz , wit /, n. the day following Whitmonday. [1770 80; modeled on WHITSUNDAY] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whitsun Tuesday — Whittuesday Whit tues day, n. (Eccl.) The day following Whitmonday; called also {Whitsun Tuesday}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Montem — Mon tem, n. [L. ad montem to the hillock. See {Mount}, n.] A custom, formerly practiced by the scholars at Eton school, England, of going every third year, on Whittuesday, to a hillock near the Bath road, and exacting money from all passers by,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English