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Wednesday XIII. corr. to OFris. wēnsdei, app. repr. a form with mutation (*wōðinaz) repl. OE. wōdnesdæġ = OFris. wōnsdei, MLG. wōdensdach (Du. woensdag), ON. óðinsdagr ‘day of Odin’, tr. late L. Mercurii diēs ‘day of the planet Mercury’. OE. Wōden = OS. Wōden, OHG. Wuotan, ON. Óaðin is referred to the Gmc. base *wōð- be excited or inspired.

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Wednesday

Wednes·day / ˈwenzˌdā; -ˌdē/ • n. the day of the week before Thursday and following Tuesday: a report goes before the councilors on Wednesday they finish early on Wednesdays | [as adj.] on a Wednesday morning. • adv. on Wednesday: see you Wednesday. ∎  (Wednesdays) on Wednesdays; each Wednesday: Wednesdays, the jazz DJ hosts a jam session.

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Wednesday

Wednesday the day of the week before Thursday and following Tuesday. Recorded from Old English (in the form Wōdnesdæg) it is named after the Germanic god Odin, and is the equivalent of late Latin Mercurii dies.

See also Ash Wednesday, Black Wednesday at black, Spy Wednesday.

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Wednesday

Wednesday: see week.

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Wednesday

WednesdayAllende, 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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