Pancake Day

Pancake Day
'Pancake Day
.Pancake 'Tuesday n [U and C]
BrEShrove Tuesday, when people in Britain traditionally eat pancakes

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  • Pancake Day — Pancake ,Day noun INFORMAL the Tuesday before the Christian period of LENT begins, when people traditionally eat pancakes: SHROVE TUESDAY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Pancake Day — ► NOUN ▪ Shrove Tuesday, when pancakes are traditionally eaten …   English terms dictionary

  • pancake day — noun the last day before Lent • Syn: ↑Mardi Gras, ↑Shrove Tuesday • Hypernyms: ↑Christian holy day • Part Holonyms: ↑Shrovetide * * * noun or …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pancake Day — /ˈpænkeɪk deɪ/ (say pankayk day) noun 1. Shrove Tuesday, on which pancakes were and are traditionally eaten as the last eggs to be consumed before Lent. 2. Colloquial a remote or improbable time: she won t be back till next Pancake Day …  

  • Pancake Day — N UNCOUNT Pancake Day is the popular name for Shrove Tuesday. [BRIT] Syn: Shrove Tuesday …   English dictionary

  • Pancake Day (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Pancake Day Type = Album Artist = Victor DeLorenzo Released = 1995 Recorded = Genre = Rock Length = 67:22 Label = Bachelor Farmer Recordings Producer = Michael Hoffman and Victor DeLorenzo Reviews = Last album = Peter Corey …   Wikipedia

  • Pancake Day — (also Pancake Tuesday) (BrE) another name for Shrove Tuesday, when many people eat pancakes in Britain. Traditionally, this was the last day when people could enjoy rich food before Lent. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pancake Day — noun Shrove Tuesday. Syn: Pancake Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday …   Wiktionary

  • Pancake Day — noun Shrove Tuesday, when pancakes are traditionally eaten …   English new terms dictionary

  • Pancake Day — noun (C, U) BrE informal shrove tuesday, when people in Britain traditionally eat pancakes …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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