Reference Entry

Mardi gras

Edited by Susie Dent

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

Edition 19

Published by Chambers Harrap Publishers

Published in print January 2012 |
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199990009

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shrove tuesday, the last day of the Carnival in France before lent starts. In Paris, a fat ox, crowned

Reference Entry.  70 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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