Definition of Quinquagesima

1. Noun. The Sunday before Ash Wednesday (the beginning of Lent).

Exact synonyms: Quinquagesima Sunday
Generic synonyms: Christian Holy Day



Definition of Quinquagesima

1. a. Fiftieth.

Definition of Quinquagesima

1. Noun. (Christianity) a Sunday in the Christian calendar. It is 50 days, using inclusive counting, backwards, from Easter Sunday. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quinquagesima

Quincy
Quindecemvir
Quindecemviri
Quindecemvirs
Quine
Quinean
Quinian
Quinidex
Quinkan
Quinkans
Quinlan's test
Quinn
Quinne
Quinny
Quinora
Quinquagesima (current term)
Quinquagesima Sunday
Quinquatria
Quinquatrias
Quintana Roo
Quintation
Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus
Quirite
Quirites
Quirkian
Quiscalus
Quiscalus quiscula
Quitman
Quito
Quiverfull

Literary usage of Quinquagesima

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1. A Companion for the Festivals and Fasts of the Protestant Episcopal Church by John Henry Hobart, Robert Nelson (1851)
"Of SEPTUAGESIMA, SEXAGESIMA, and Quinquagesima SUNDAYS. A. The first Sunday in Lent being called Quadragesima, being the fortieth day before Easter, ..."

2. The Acts and Monuments of John Foxe: With a Life of the Martyrologist, and by John Foxe, George Townsend (1844)
"... on the Sunday of Quinquagesima, and afterwards exhibited to the archbishop of Canterbury, being then, as it seemeth, William Courtney, here followeth. ..."

3. The Christian Year: Thought in Verse for the Sundays and Holydays by John Keble (1856)
"... Quinquagesima SUNDAY. I do set My bow in the cloud, and it snail be for a token of a covenant between Me and the earth. Genesis ix. 13. ..."

4. The Christian Year: Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holydays by John Keble (1878)
"... Quinquagesima SUNDAY. I do set my bow in the clouds, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.—Gen. ix. 13. ..."

5. A New General Biographical Dictionary by Hugh James Rose (1853)
"... Quinquagesima, and Quadragesima ; on Baptism ; on Confession ; on the Sacraments ; Three Homilies ; Life of Antichrist ; on Virtue and Vice ; Fragment ..."

6. The Lord's Prayer: Nine Sermons Preached in the Chapel of Lincoln's Inn by Frederick Denison Maurice (1872)
"Quinquagesima SUNDAY. THY Wm, BB DONE, AS IN HEAVEN, so IN EARTH. — Luke xi. 2. prayer we considered last week could ,*- not easily be separated from the ..."

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