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Good Friday (n.)

the Friday before Easter, c. 1300, from good (adj.) in Middle English sense of "holy, sacred," especially of holy days or seasons observed by the church; the word also was applied to Christmas and Shrove Tuesday. Good Twelfthe Dai (c. 1500) was Epiphany (the twelfth day after Christmas).

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Definitions of Good Friday

Good Friday (n.)
Friday before Easter;
From wordnet.princeton.edu