Definition of feria
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Orthography ID = 2022079
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LNS
fēria, fēriae
for fesiae, same root with festus
Mostly Plural
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. days of rest, holidays, festivals
  2. fixed
  3. movable
  4. temporary
  5. rest, peace, leisure
Abbreviations
fēriae, ārum (in the sing.: FERIA a feriendis victimis vocata, Paul. ex Fest. p. 85, 12 Mull.), f. for fes-iae, same root with festus, days of rest, holidays, festivals (syn. justitium), a great number of which, both private and public, were kept by the Romans; the latter being either stativae, fixed, regularly recurring on certain days; or conceptivae, movable, settled every year anew; or imperativae, temporary, ordained by the consuls on account of some particular occurrence; or, lastly, the Nundinae, Macr. S. 1, 16; Varr. L. L. 6, ยง 13 Mull.; Cic. Leg. 2, 12, 29; 2, 22, 57; Plaut. Capt. 4, 1, 3 et saep.: feriae Domini, Vulg. Levit. 23, 2: feriae denicales, Latinae, novendiales, privatae, etc., v. sub h. vv.

— Transf., rest, peace, leisure: indutiae sunt belli feriae, Varr. ap. Gell. 1, 25, 2: praestare Hesperiae longas ferias, i. e. peace, Hor. C. 4, 5, 37.

—Comically: venter gutturque resident esuriales ferias, keep hunger-holidays, i. e. fast, Plaut. Capt. 3, 1, 8: tuas possidebit mulier faxo ferias, shall fill, amuse your leisure, id. Ep. 3, 4, 37.

—Prov.: sine ullis feriis, i. e. without rest, incessantly, Arn. 1, 9; cf.: feriis caret necessitas, necessity has no law, Pall. 1, 6, 7.

—Sing. (eccl. Lat.): feria, a week-day, Tert. Jejun. 2.
 
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