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Easter meaning

easter - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. An annual church festival commemorating Christ's resurrection, and occurring on Sunday, the second day after Good Friday. It corresponds to the pasha or passover of the Jews, and most nations still give it this name under the various forms of pascha, pasque, paque, or pask.
  2. 2. The day on which the festival is observed; Easter day.
  3. 3. The day on which the festival is observed; day.
  4. 4. To veer to the east; - said of the wind.
  5. 5. Feast commemorating Christ's resurrection.

easter - examples of usage

  1. easter island heads make an impressive gift or garden ornament. Starting from as small as 30cm going up to 2m high you can get a large or small carving.
  2. One afternoon when Virginia was sitting in the summer house alone, her thoughts wandering back, as they sometimes did, to another afternoon she had spent there,- it seemed so long ago,- when she saw Mammy Easter coming toward her. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  3. For the first time she heard the words of Mammy Easter. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
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