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Shrove comes from the verb to shrive, or hear confessions. Shrove Monday
is part of the celebrations of Shrovetide that come just before Ash
Wednesday that is the first day of Lent season. The days of Shrovetide
were meant to be days of preparations for the upcoming season of Lent,
so people would prepare themselves by going to confession and doing away
with eating any meat. From this also derives the term Carnival—carne
levare or “taking away the flesh.