high day

holiday

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • High day — High High, a. [Compar. {Higher}; superl. {Highest}.] [OE. high, hegh, hey, heh, AS. he[ a]h, h?h; akin to OS. h?h, OFries. hag, hach, D. hoog, OHG. h?h, G. hoch, Icel. h?r, Sw. h[ o]g, Dan. h[ o]i, Goth. hauhs, and to Icel. haugr mound, G. h[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • high day — n. [ME hei dai] a festival day; holiday …   English World dictionary

  • high day — noun Brit. the day of a religious festival. Phrases high days and holidays special occasions …   English new terms dictionary

  • high day — 1. a holy or festal day. 2. heyday1. [1150 1200; ME heye dai feast day] * * * …   Universalium

  • high day — /ˈhaɪ deɪ/ (say huy day) noun 1. a holy or festal day. 2. → heyday …   Australian English dictionary

  • high day — noun Etymology: Middle English : holy day, feast day …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-day — …   Useful english dictionary

  • High Sabbaths — refer to the annual festivals recorded in the books of Exodus and Deuteronomy. Rather than the weekly seventh day Sabbath, these days of the Festivals of Unleavened Bread or Passover (Pesach), Pentecost (Shavuot), Atonement (Yom Kippur), Trumpets …   Wikipedia

  • High — High, a. [Compar. {Higher}; superl. {Highest}.] [OE. high, hegh, hey, heh, AS. he[ a]h, h?h; akin to OS. h?h, OFries. hag, hach, D. hoog, OHG. h?h, G. hoch, Icel. h?r, Sw. h[ o]g, Dan. h[ o]i, Goth. hauhs, and to Icel. haugr mound, G. h[ u]gel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • High admiral — High High, a. [Compar. {Higher}; superl. {Highest}.] [OE. high, hegh, hey, heh, AS. he[ a]h, h?h; akin to OS. h?h, OFries. hag, hach, D. hoog, OHG. h?h, G. hoch, Icel. h?r, Sw. h[ o]g, Dan. h[ o]i, Goth. hauhs, and to Icel. haugr mound, G. h[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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