Definition of Fast day

1. Noun. A day designated for fasting.

Specialized synonyms: Major Fast Day, Minor Fast Day
Generic synonyms: Holy Day, Religious Holiday

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Literary usage of Fast day

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"The New England Fast-day of the early settlers was an inheritance of Hebrew, Continental, and English custom, and has significance as indicating the ..."

2. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1879)
"... method and use of a private fast-day, as observed by the devout worthies of the old time. The poet Whittier, in his beautiful ballad on Judge Sewall, ..."

3. Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1879)
"... Cotton Mather's Diary may furnish more specific ones — of the method and use of a private fast-day, as observed by the devout worthies of the old time. ..."

4. The American Colonies in the Seventeenth Century by Herbert Levi Osgood (1904)
"The strife had now reached such dimensions that, near the close of January, 1637, a general fast was kept. The fast day proved to be a turning-point in the ..."

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