A period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday; Also called: Lententide.
In the Christian church, the 40-day period of fasting that precedes Easter, beginning on Ash Wednesday, but omitting Sundays.
It is a time of reflection and repentance, and commemorates the 40 days that Jesus is said to have spent fasting in the desert before beginning the public ministry.
1, Uzdržavanje od masnih jela.
2. Direk, stub, kolac (naročito na trkalištu, sa strane).