Definition of Holyday

1. n. A religious festival.



Definition of Holyday

1. Noun. (obsolete form of holiday) ¹

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Definition of Holyday

1. a religious holiday [n -DAYS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Holyday

holy person
holy place
holy smoke
holy terror
holy thistle
holy war
holy wars
holy water
holy water sprinkler
holy waters
holydam
holydame
holydames
holydams
holyday (current term)
holydays
holyhedra
holyhedron
holyness
holynesse
holystone
holystoned
holystones
holystoning
holytide
holytides
hom
homa
homacanth

Literary usage of Holyday

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1. The Homilies of S. John Chrysostom on the Epistles of St. Paul the Apostle by John Chrysostom, W. C. Cotton, J. Ashworth, James Tweed (1843)
"Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days: which are a shadow of ..."

2. Sermons Preached at Trinity Chapel, Brighton by Frederick William Robertson (1861)
""Let no man, therefore, judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath-days: which are a shadow of ..."

3. A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English by John Payne Collier (1866)
"... and Day's " Gentle Craft," printed in 1600, and absurdly assigned to Barten holyday.1 Samuel Rowley, another dramatist, was brother to William Rowley, ..."

4. Gentleman's Magazine Library edited by George Laurence Gomme, Frank Alexander Milne, Lady A C Bickley, Mrs Alice Bertha Merck Gomme (1904)
"holyday Yard is situated on the west side of Creed Lane, Ludgate Hill, near to St. Paul's Cathedral. The name of this yard pretty clearly indicates its ..."

5. Palmer's Index to "The Times" NewspaperTimes (London, England) (1876)
"nG f>—ls 4 e Bank holyday—Railway Bills Issued, 4 a 6 d Amusements, &c., 8 n 6 a Bankers' Books Evidence, New Law about, 22 ч 10 с Mischievous Use of the ..."

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