holytide

holytide
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
Etymology: Middle English halitide, from hali holy + tide
: a time devoted to religion

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/hoh"lee tuyd'/, n.
a time of religious observances.
[bef. 1100; ME holi tid, OE halig tid. See HOLY, TIDE1]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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