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Definition of lent:

  1. A fast of forty days, beginning with Ash Wednesday and continuing till Easter, observed by some Christian churches as commemorative of the fast of our Savior.
  2. imp. & p. p. of Lend.
  3. of Lend
  4. See Lento.
  5. Slow; mild; gentle; as, lenter heats.


borrowed, lententide, out at interest.

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