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APODOSIS - (Sl. Otdaniye) The end of a feast of our Lord or the Mother of God which has lasted more than one day. It corresponds to the Western octave-day. 'Giving back' or 'return' - It is the last day of the after-feasts on which the feast finally ends. Also called the leave-taking.