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Meaning of WEDNESDAY

Pronunciation:  'wenzdey

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the fourth day of the week; the third working day
 

WEDNESDAY is a 9 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: Wed
 
 See Also: weekday

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wednes"day\ (?; 48), n. [OE. wednesdai, wodnesdei,
AS. W[=o]dnes d[ae]g, i. e., Woden's day (a translation of L.
dies Mercurii); fr. W[=o]den the highest god of the Teutonic
peoples, but identified with the Roman god Mercury; akin to
OS. W[=o]dan, OHG. Wuotan, Icel. O[eth]inn, D. woensdag
Wednesday, Icel. [=o][eth]insdagr, Dan. & Sw. onsdag. See
{Day}, and cf. {Woden}, {Wood}, a.]
The fourth day of the week; the next day after Tuesday.

{Ash Wednesday}. See in the Vocabulary.

 

 

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