An annual church festival commemorating Christ's resurrection, and occurring on Sunday, the second day after Good Friday. It corresponds to the pasha or passover of the Jews, and most nations still give it this name under the various forms of pascha, pasque, paque, or pask.
The day on which the festival is observed; Easter day.
To veer to the east; -- said of the wind
Easter, movable feast generic term, moveable feast generic term noun, east wind, easterly, wind generic term, air current generic term, current of air generic term