holytide

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

holytide (plural holytides)

  1. (religion) A holy day, or religious festival.
    • 1886, Arthur Cayley Headlam, The Church Quarterly Review (volume 22, page 233)
      [] and do not know how the critical days of the great siege are there kept as festivals practically of more account than the common holytides of Christendom; []