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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Shrove(0.01048 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Shrove.
English → English (WordNet)
v : confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under
pressure [syn: confess, squeal]
[also: shrove, shriven]
See shrive English → English (gcide)
Shrive \Shrive\, v. t. [imp. Shrivedor Shrove; p. p.
Shrivenor Shrived; p. pr. & vb. n. Shriving.] [OE.
shriven, schriven, AS. scr[=i]van to shrive, to impose
penance or punishment; akin to OFries. skr[=i]va to impose
punishment; cf. OS. biskr[=i]ban to be troubled. Cf.
1. To hear or receive the confession of; to administer
confession and absolution to; -- said of a priest as the
That they should shrive their parishioners. --Piers
Doubtless he shrives this woman, . . .
Else ne'er could he so long protract his speech.
Till my guilty soul be shriven. --Longfellow.
2. To confess, and receive absolution; -- used reflexively.
Get you to the church and shrive yourself. --Beau. &
imp. of Shrive.
Shrove Sunday, Quinguagesima Sunday.
Shrove Tuesday, the Tuesday following Quinguagesima Sunday,
and preceding the first day of Lent, or Ash Wednesday.
Note: It was formerly customary in England, on this day, for
the people to confess their sins to their parish
priests, after which they dined on pancakes, or
fritters, and the occasion became one of merriment. The
bell rung on this day is popularly called Pancake Bell,
and the day itself Pancake Tuesday. --P. Cyc.
Shrove \Shrove\, v. i.
To join in the festivities of Shrovetide; hence, to make
merry. [Obs.] --J. Fletcher.