feast day

a day allocated to a particular saint.

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  • Feast day — Feast Feast (f[=e]st), n. [OE. feste festival, holiday, feast, OF. feste festival, F. f[^e]te, fr. L. festum, pl. festa, fr. festus joyful, festal; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Fair}, n., {Festal}, {F[^e]te}.] 1. A festival; a holiday; a solemn, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feast day — n. 1. FEAST (sense 1) 2. NAME DAY …   English World dictionary

  • feast-day — feastˈ day noun A day on which a religious festival occurs • • • Main Entry: ↑feast …   Useful english dictionary

  • feast day — noun a day designated for feasting • Syn: ↑fete day • Hypernyms: ↑holiday • Hyponyms: ↑Rosh Hashanah, ↑Rosh Hashana, ↑Rosh Hashonah, ↑Rosh Hashona …   Useful english dictionary

  • feast day — /ˈfist deɪ/ (say feest day) noun 1. a day on which a religious feast is celebrated. 2. Philippine English → name day (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • feast day — a day, esp. a church holiday, for feasting and rejoicing. [1250 1300; ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • feast day — noun a day on which an annual Christian celebration is held …   English new terms dictionary

  • feast day —   Lā aha aina …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Feast — (f[=e]st), n. [OE. feste festival, holiday, feast, OF. feste festival, F. f[^e]te, fr. L. festum, pl. festa, fr. festus joyful, festal; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Fair}, n., {Festal}, {F[^e]te}.] 1. A festival; a holiday; a solemn, or more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Feast of the Circumcision of Christ — Circumcision of Christ, Menologion of Basil II, 979 984. The Feast of the Circumcision of Christ is a Christian celebration of the circumcision of Jesus in accordance with Jewish tradition, eight days (according to the Semitic and southern… …   Wikipedia

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