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meanings of lent


  1. A period of the ecclesiastical year preceding Easter, traditionally involving temporary abstention from certain foods and pleasures.
  2. The 40 days preceding Lazarus Saturday, the Saturday preceding Holy Week.
  3. The second term of the academic year at some British schools.
  4. The 46 days preceding Easter, reckoned as 40 days by excluding Sundays.
  5. Alternative letter-case form of Lent.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of lend.

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