Definition of Ember day
1. Noun. A day set aside for fasting and prayer.
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Literary usage of Ember day
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Theological Studies (1908)
"If, then, we assume that in 455 Leo kept his first summer ember-day on the eighth, we assume him to have obeyed what he believed to be a binding 1 Migne S ..."
2. The New Raccolta: Or, Collection of Prayers and Good Works, to which the by Catholic Church (1903)
"Saturday (Ember-day'). Eve of the Feast of the Most Holy Trinity. S. Peter, on the Vatican. ... Friday in September (Ember-day). The Twelve Holy Apostles. ..."
3. The Roman Breviary: Reformed by Order of the Holy Oecumenical Council of Trent by Catholic Church, John Patrick Crichton-Stuart Bute (1879)
"(For the Holy Martyrs, but on Ember-day this is the Week-day Homily. ... On Ember-day a Commemoration of the Week-day. SECOND VESPERS. ..."