\ˈiːstə], \ˈiːstə], \ˈiː_s_t_ə]\
Definitions of EASTER
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- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
A Christian festival commemorating the resurrection of Christ, held on the Sunday after Good-Friday. Easter is the first Sunday after the full moon which happens upon or next after the 21st of March; and if the full moon happens upon a Sunday, Easter day is the Sunday after; but properly speaking, for the "full moon" in the above the "fourteenth day of the moon" should be substituted.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
A Christian festival in commemoration of the resurrection of Christ, and occurring on the first Sunday after the full moon which happens upon or next after the 21st of March. Easter offerings, or Easter dues, money paid to the parson of a parish at Easter. Easter Term, one of the four terms during which the superior courts of Westminster are open, from April 15 to May 8; a university term extending to some six weeks after Easter.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
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- fruit like that rose, consisting a cup formed of the calyx tube receptacle, and containing achenes. [Greek] An etaerio with achenes placed on concave thalamus.