Whit|sun|tide


Whit|sun|tide
Whit|sun|tide «HWIHT suhn TYD», noun, or Whitsun Tide,
the week beginning with Whitsunday, especially the first three days.

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  • Whit|sun|day — «HWIHT SUHN dee, day; HWIHT suhn day», noun, or Whitsun Day, the seventh Sunday after Easter; Pentecost. ╂[Old English Hwīta Sunnandæg < hwīt white + Sunnandæg Sunday (probably because of the custom of wearing white baptismal robes on this… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whit|sun — «HWIHT suhn», adjective, noun. –adj. of, having to do with, or occurring at Whitsunday or Whitsuntide. –n. = Whitsuntide. (Cf. ↑Whitsuntide) ╂[Middle English whitsone, misdivision of whitsondei Whitsunday, Old English Hwīta Sunnandæg; see etym.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whit·sun — /ˈwıtsən/ noun [noncount] Brit : the Christian holiday Pentecost and the days near it the Whitsun holiday …   Useful english dictionary

  • whit — whit·en; whit·en·er; whit·field s; whit·ish·ness; whit·leather; whit·ley; whit·ling; whit·lock·ite; whit·low; whit·man·ese; whit·man·esque; whit·ma·ni·ac; whit·mon·day; whit·rack; whit·ster; whit·sun·day; whit·sun·tide; whit·taw·er; whit·ten;… …   English syllables

  • sun — an·ti·sun; bo·sun; coun·ter·sun; du·sun; sun; sun·a·pee; sun·bathe; sun·berry; sun·bow; sun·dae; sun·da·ri; sun·day·fied; sun·day·ish; sun·day·ism; sun·days; sun·der; sun·der·land; sun·down; sun·down·er; sun·dri; sun·dries; sun·dries·man;… …   English syllables

  • tide — bas·tide; be·tide; bron·tide; eas·ter·tide; gut·tide; hol·lan·tide; lac·tide; lau·ren·tide; mer·cap·tide; noon·tide; nu·cle·o·tide; pep·tide; phos·pha·tide; pro·tide; stau·ro·tide; tide; tide·ful; tide·land; tide·less; whit·sun·tide;… …   English syllables

  • Tide — Tide, n. [AS. t[=i]d time; akin to OS. & OFries. t[=i]d, D. tijd, G. zeit, OHG. z[=i]t, Icel. t[=i]?, Sw. & Dan. tid, and probably to Skr. aditi unlimited, endless, where a is a negative prefix. [root]58. Cf. {Tidings}, {Tidy}, {Till}, prep.,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tide day — Tide Tide, n. [AS. t[=i]d time; akin to OS. & OFries. t[=i]d, D. tijd, G. zeit, OHG. z[=i]t, Icel. t[=i]?, Sw. & Dan. tid, and probably to Skr. aditi unlimited, endless, where a is a negative prefix. [root]58. Cf. {Tidings}, {Tidy}, {Till}, prep …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tide dial — Tide Tide, n. [AS. t[=i]d time; akin to OS. & OFries. t[=i]d, D. tijd, G. zeit, OHG. z[=i]t, Icel. t[=i]?, Sw. & Dan. tid, and probably to Skr. aditi unlimited, endless, where a is a negative prefix. [root]58. Cf. {Tidings}, {Tidy}, {Till}, prep …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tide gate — Tide Tide, n. [AS. t[=i]d time; akin to OS. & OFries. t[=i]d, D. tijd, G. zeit, OHG. z[=i]t, Icel. t[=i]?, Sw. & Dan. tid, and probably to Skr. aditi unlimited, endless, where a is a negative prefix. [root]58. Cf. {Tidings}, {Tidy}, {Till}, prep …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English