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Webster 1913 Edition


Wednesday

Wednes′day

(?; 48)
,
Noun.
[OE.
wednesdai
,
wodnesdei
, AS.
Wōdnes dæg
, i. e., Woden’s day (a translation of L.
dies Mercurii
); fr.
Wōden
the highest god of the Teutonic peoples, but identified with the Roman god Mercury; akin to OS.
Wōdan
, OHG.
Wuotan
, Icel.
Oðinn
, D.
woensdag
Wednesday, Icel.
ōðinsdagr
, Dan. & Sw.
onsdag
. See
Day
, and cf.
Woden
,
Wood
,
Adj.
]
The fourth day of the week; the next day after Tuesday.
Ash Wednesday
.
See in the Vocabulary.

Webster 1828 Edition


Wednesday

WEDNESDAY

,
Noun.
Wenzday. The fourth day of the week; the next day after Tuesday.

Definition 2021


Wednesday

Wednesday

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Noun

Wednesday (plural Wednesdays)

  1. The fourth day of the week in many religious traditions, and the third day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm; it follows Tuesday and precedes Thursday.

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Wednesday

  1. (Britain, soccer) nickname of Sheffield Wednesday of the Football League.

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Wednesday (not comparable)

  1. (US, Canada) on Wednesday

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