- Lent crocking
- see 'Shrovetide.
A Dictionary of English folklore. Jacqueline Simpson & Steve Roud. 2014.
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Shrovetide — In the Christian calendar, the three days before Lent were known as Shrovetide, taking their name from shrive or confess. Lent being the longest and strictest fast, however, has given to Shrovetide the character of being the last chance for… … A Dictionary of English folklore