A feast of the jews, instituted to commemorate the sparing of the Hebrews in egypt, when god, smiting the firstborn of the egyptians, passed over the houses of the Israelites which were marked with the blood of a lamb.
Origin: Pass _ over. See Pasch.
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... they were mistreating the Jews..like on this site.....hehe......and those that did that were to lose thier first born sons. That is how the name Passover came about. The angel of death "passed-over" the homes of the Jewish people and took the first born sons of the evil ones. The ones ...
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