Sentence Examples


  • The New Year and Whitsuntide Show fairs only arose during the 9th century.
  • After Whitsuntide what remained was made into smaller candles for the funerals of the poor.
  • White is also worn during the octaves of these festivals, on ordinary days (for which no special colour is provided) between Easter and Whitsuntide, at certain special masses connected with the saints falling under the above category, and at bridal masses.
  • A weekly market was granted, two fairs yearly at Whitsuntide and Michaelmas, and many other privileges.
  • Importance attaches to the horse fair, held in in the week before Whitsuntide and now on the second Thursday in May and on July 25, and to the cattle fair in the beginning of August.

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