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Care Sunday (the fifth Sunday in Lent)

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Professor Skeat tells us (Notes and Queries, Oct. 28th, 1893), that “care” means trouble, suffering; and that Care-Sunday means Passion-Sunday. In Old High German we have Kar-woche and Kar-frītag.

The Latin cura sometimes meant “sorrow, grief, trouble,” as “Curam et angõrem animi levāre.”—Cicero: Att. i. 15.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Cardinal Numbers
Cardinal Points of the Compass
Cardinal Signs [of the Zodiac]
Cardinal Virtues
Cardinal Winds
Cardinals
Cardinal’s Red Hat
Carduel
Care-cloth (The)
Care killed the Cat
Care Sunday (the fifth Sunday in Lent)
Carême
Car-goose (A) or Gargoose
Caricatures
Carillons
Carinæ
Carle or Carling Sunday [Pea Sunday]
Carlovingian Dynasty
Carludovica
Carmagnole
Carmelites