halyday

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English hāliġdæġ; equivalent to holy +‎ day.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhaːliːdɛi̯/, /ˈhalidɛi̯/, /ˈhɔːliːdɛi̯/, /ˈhɔlidɛi̯/

NounEdit

halyday (plural halydayes or halydawes)

  1. A religious holiday or celebration (especially a Christian one)

DescendantsEdit

  • English: holiday
  • Scots: haliday

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