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Saturday the day of the week before Sunday and following Friday, and (together with Sunday) forming part of the weekend. Recorded from Old English (in form Sætern(es)dæg) the name is a translation of Latin Saturni dies ‘day of Saturn’.
Saturday night special in North America, an informal term for a cheap low-calibre pistol or revolver, easily obtained and concealed.

See also Black Saturday at black, Egg Saturday at egg.

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Saturday

Saturday seventh day of the week. OE. Sætern(es)dæġ, Sæterdæġ, corr. to MLG. sater(s)dach, MDu. saterdach (Du. zaterdag), tr. of L. Sāturnī diēs day of (the planet) Saturn.

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Saturday

Sat·ur·day / ˈsatərˌdā; -dē/ • n. the day of the week before Sunday and following Friday, and (with Sunday) forming part of the weekend.

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Saturday

Saturday: see week; Sabbath.

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Saturday

SaturdayAllende, duende •Wednesday •heyday, mayday, payday •bidet • weekday • Halliday • holiday •Friday • Hobday • washday • Corday •magna cum laude, summa cum laude •Daudet, démodé •noonday • Tuesday •Domesday, doomsday •Yaoundé • someday •Monday, sundae, Sunday •Muscadet • workaday • faraday •Saturday • yesterday • workday •birthday • Thursday

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