Lent crocking


Lent crocking
   see 'Shrovetide.

A Dictionary of English folklore. . 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