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 for Fasting day
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fast \Fast\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Fasted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Fasting.] [AS. f[ae]stan; akin to D. vasten, OHG.
     fast[=e]n, G. fasten, Icel. & Sw. fasta, Dan. faste, Goth.
     fastan to keep, observe, fast, and prob. to E. fast firm.]
     1. To abstain from food; to omit to take nourishment in whole
        or in part; to go hungry.
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              Fasting he went to sleep, and fasting waked.
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     2. To practice abstinence as a religious exercise or duty; to
        abstain from food voluntarily for a time, for the
        mortification of the body or appetites, or as a token of
        grief, or humiliation and penitence.
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              Thou didst fast and weep for the child. --2 Sam.
                                                    xii. 21.
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     Fasting day, a fast day; a day of fasting.
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