Quin`qua*ges"i*ma (?), a. [L., fr. quinquagesimus the fiftieth, akin to quinquaginta fifty, quinque five. See Five.]


Quinquagesima Sunday, the Sunday which is the fiftieth day before Easter, both days being included in the reckoning; -- called also Shrove Sunday.


© Webster 1913.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.