One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The week beginning on the Sunday after Ascension Day, observed as a festival of the Christian Church in commemoration of the week in which the disciples awaited the Holy Spirit promised by Christ.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Anthony Sparrow (1612–1685), bishop of Norwich. After post-classical Latin septimana expectationis, hebdomada expectationis.
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