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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: movable feast
n : a religious holiday that falls on different dates in
different years [syn: moveable feast]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Movable feast
Movable \Mov"a*ble\, a. [Cf. OF. movable. See Move.]
1. Capable of being moved, lifted, carried, drawn, turned, or
conveyed, or in any way made to change place or posture;
susceptible of motion; not fixed or stationary; as, a
movable steam engine. [Also spelled moveable.]
Syn: transferable, transferrable, transportable.
2. Changing from one time to another; as, movable feasts, i.
e., church festivals, the date of which varies from year
Movable letter (Heb. Gram.), a letter that is pronounced,
as opposed to one that is quiescent.
Movable feast (Ecclesiastical), a holy day that changes
date, depending on the lunar cycle. An example of such a
day is Easter.
[1913 Webster +PJC]