Definition of Low sunday
1. Noun. The Sunday following Easter.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Low Sunday
Literary usage of Low sunday
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"Indeed it is directly at variance with the very words of the Gospel read on Low Sunday ; for St. John says, " The disciples therefore were glad when they ..."
2. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1895)
"Other writers have supposed that it was called low sunday because it is the lowest or latest day that is allowed for satisfying of the Easter obligation, ..."
3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In later centuries the time has been variously extended: at Naples from Palm Sunday to Ascension; at Palermo from Ash Wednesday to low sunday. ..."
4. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1883)
"low sunday." As far as I know, the English language is the only one in which ... low sunday has heen a difficulty to me for years, and I have consulted all ..."