mid-Lentˈ noun
1. The middle of Lent
2. The fourth Sunday in Lent
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  • Mid-Lent Sunday — /mid lent /. See Laetare Sunday. [1350 1400; ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • mid-lent sunday — noun Usage: usually capitalized M&L&S Etymology: Middle English mydlent Sonday : the 4th Sunday in Lent * * * /mid lent /. See Laetare Sunday. [1350 1400; ME] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mid-Lent Sunday — noun a) The fourth Sunday of Lent, exactly three weeks before Easter Sunday b) Mothering Sunday; a day in honor of mothers and/or ones mother church, especially in the United Kingdom and Ireland …   Wiktionary

  • Mid-Lent Sunday — The fourth Sunday in Lent. In the West, it is called Laetare Sunday, Refreshment Sunday, and Mothering Sunday …   Dictionary of church terms

  • Mid Lent Sunday —    See Fourth Sunday in Lent …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Mid-Lent Sunday —    see *fig Sunday, *Mother s Day, *Mothering Sunday …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • lent — am·biv·a·lent; au·ru·lent; be·nev·o·lent; cho·lent; com·pel·lent; con·do·lent; cor·pu·lent; cor·pu·lent·ly; cor·pu·lent·ness; crap·u·lent; ded·o·lent; di·vel·lent; do·lent; equiv·a·lent·ly; es·cu·lent; ex·cel·lent·ly; ex·cel·lent·ness;… …   English syllables

  • Lent, Sundays in —    As stated in the preceding article the Lenten fast does not include all the days between Ash Wednesday and Easter, for the Sundays are so many days above the number forty. They are excluded because the Lord s Day is always kept as a Festival… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • mid — ag·a·mo·mer·mid; aphas·mid·ia; bro·mid·ic; bro·mid·i·om; bro·mid·ism; cal·lim·o·mid; ca·tos·to·mid; ce·to·mi·mid; chro·mid·i·al; chro·mid·i·um; cor·mid·i·um; des·mid; des·mid·i·a·ce·ae; des·mid·i·a·les; des·mid·i·ol·o·gy; di·ap·to·mid;… …   English syllables

  • Mid-Pentecost — The twelve year old child Jesus in the temple (Russian icon, XV XVI cent.) Observed by Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Christians using the Byzantine Rite …   Wikipedia

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