Definition of Quadrigesima sunday
1. Noun. The first Sunday in Lent.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Quadrigesima Sunday
Literary usage of Quadrigesima sunday
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Church Cyclopædia: A Dictionary of Church Doctrine, History by Angelo Ames Benton (1884)
"... Fast on the Wednesday before quadrigesima sunday instead of on the Monday following it. This rule seems to have been very readily accepted in the West, ..."
2. The Church Cyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Church Doctrine, History by Angelo Ames Benton (1883)
"... preceding Easter into an exact forty by beginning the Fast on the Wednesday before quadrigesima sunday instead of on the Monday following it. ..."
3. Scotland Under Her Early Kings: A History of the Kingdom to the Close of the by Eben William Robertson (1862)
"... which Margaret succeeded in carrying out was connected with Lent, which the Gaelic Church kept from quadrigesima sunday instead of from Ash Wednesday. ..."