Overview

Octave


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

In Christian liturgical use, the eighth day after a feast, reckoning inclusively. The term is also used of the whole period of eight days, during which the observance of certain major feasts came to be continued. In the RC Church only Christmas and Easter are now so observed.

Subjects: Christianity.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.