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Langa-Frige-dæg

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Good-Friday
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  • Ðes passio gebyreþ on Langa-Frigadæg, Jn. Skt. 18, 1, rubric. Man ne mót hálgian húsel on Langa-Frigedæg forðan ðe Crist þrowode on ðone dæg for ús

    the eucharist must not be consecrated on Good Friday, for Christ suffered for us on that day,

      L. Ælfc. C. 36; Th. ii. 558, 16. [On
    langfridæi him on rode hengen, Chr. 1137; Erl. 263, 25.]
Etymology
[Icel. Langi-frjádagr: Da. Lang-fredag. In the E. D. S. Holderness Glossary Lang-Friday is given as the first Friday in Lent.]
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