Eáster. n.s. [eastre, Saxon; ooster, Dutch.] The day on which the Christian church commemorates our Saviour's resurrection.
Did'st thou not fall out with a taylor for wearing his new doublet before Easter? Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
Victor's unbrother-like heat towards the Eastern churches, in the controversy about Easter, fomented that difference into a schism. Decay of Piety.