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Egg Feast

In Oxford the Saturday preceding Shrove Tuesday is so called; it is also called Egg-Saturday, because pasch eggs are provided for the students on that day.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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