Lent (n.)
in Christian tradition, the 6-week penitential season before Easter
2H4 II.iv.342[Hostess to Falstaff] What's a joint of mutton or two in a whole Lent?
2H6 IV.iii.6[Cade to Dick] the Lent shall be as long again as it is
RJ II.iv.133[Mercutio to Romeo] an old hare hoar, / Is very good meat in Lent
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