shrove

shrove
1) shover
2) hovers

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  • Shrove — Shrove, imp. of {Shrive}. [1913 Webster] {Shrove Sunday}, Quinguagesima Sunday. {Shrove Tuesday}, the Tuesday following Quinguagesima Sunday, and preceding the first day of Lent, or Ash Wednesday. Note: It was formerly customary in England, on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shrove — Shrove, v. i. To join in the festivities of Shrovetide; hence, to make merry. [Obs.] J. Fletcher. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shrove — 1570s, shortened from Shrovetide (early 15c.), from schrof , related to schrifen (see SHRIVE (Cf. shrive)). Shrove Tuesday (c.1500) is from practice of celebration and merrymaking before going to confession at the beginning of Lent …   Etymology dictionary

  • shrove — shrove; Shrove; …   English syllables

  • shrove — [shrōv] vt., vi. alt. pt. of SHRIVE …   English World dictionary

  • Shrove — Shrive Shrive, v. t. [imp. {Shrived}or {Shrove}; p. p. {Shriven}or {Shrived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shriving}.] [OE. shriven, schriven, AS. scr[=i]van to shrive, to impose penance or punishment; akin to OFries. skr[=i]va to impose punishment; cf. OS.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shrove Tuesday — Observed by Followers of many Christian denominations Type Christian Date Tuesday in seventh week before Easter 2011 date March 8 2012 date February 21 …   Wikipedia

  • Shrove Monday — Shrove Monday, sometimes known as Collop Monday, Rose Monday, Merry Monday or Hall Monday, is the Monday before Ash Wednesday; March 7 in 2011. Part of the English traditional Shrovetide celebrations of the week before Lent, the Monday precedes… …   Wikipedia

  • Shrove Sunday — Shrove Shrove, imp. of {Shrive}. [1913 Webster] {Shrove Sunday}, Quinguagesima Sunday. {Shrove Tuesday}, the Tuesday following Quinguagesima Sunday, and preceding the first day of Lent, or Ash Wednesday. Note: It was formerly customary in England …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shrove Tuesday — Shrove Shrove, imp. of {Shrive}. [1913 Webster] {Shrove Sunday}, Quinguagesima Sunday. {Shrove Tuesday}, the Tuesday following Quinguagesima Sunday, and preceding the first day of Lent, or Ash Wednesday. Note: It was formerly customary in England …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shrove Point — (coord|57|4|S|26|39|W|) is the southeast point of Candlemas Island in the South Sandwich Islands. So named by DI personnel on the Discovery II because they charted it on Shrove Tuesday, March 4, 1930 …   Wikipedia

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