Short for "stand fast", a warning not to pass between the arrow and the target
The act or practice of abstaining from food or of eating very little food.
The period of time during which one abstains from or eats very little food.
Lent and Ramadan are fasts of two religions.
To restrict one’s personal consumption, generally of food, but sometimes other things, in various manners (totally, temporally, by avoiding particular items), often for religious or medical reasons.
Muslims fast during Ramadan and Catholics during Lent.