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Thurs·day / ˈ[unvoicedth]ərzˌdā; -dē/ • n. the day of the week before Friday and following Wednesday: the committee met on Thursday the music program for Thursdays in April | [as adj.] Thursday morning. • adv. on Thursday: he called her up Thursday. ∎  (Thursdays) on Thursdays; each Thursday: the column is published Thursdays.

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Thursday ★★½ 1998 (R)

Familiarity does breed something close to contempt in this comic crime thriller. Exdrug dealer Casey Wells (Jane) has left L.A. for the straight and narrow life of a married Houston architect. That is until his lowlife expartner Nick (Eckhart) turns up one Thursday with a briefcase full of dope and some gangster problems. A succession of other nasty characters then proceeds to darken Casey's doorway and his efforts to get his life back just cause things to spin further out of control. The leads do a good job but it's nothing you haven't seen before. Also available in an unrated version. 82m/C VHS . Thomas Jane, Aaron Eckhart, Paulina Porizkova, James LeGros, Paula Marshall, Michael Jeter, Glenn Plummer, Mickey Rourke; D: Skip Woods; W: Skip Woods; C: Denis Lenoir.

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Thursday the day of the week before Friday and following Wednesday. The name comes from Old English Thu(n)resdæg ‘day of thunder’, translation of late Latin Jovis dies ‘day of Jupiter’ (god associated with thunder).

See also Black Thursday at black, Maundy Thursday, Sheer Thursday.

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Thursday OE. þur(e)sdæġ, for þunresdæġ, f. g. of þunor THUNDER; partly assoc. with ON. þórsdagr; rendering late L. Jovis dies Jupiter's day.

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