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Tues·day / ˈt(y)oōzˌdā/ • n. the day of the week before Wednesday and following Monday: come to dinner on Tuesday the following Tuesday| [as adj.] Tuesday afternoons. • adv. on Tuesday: they're all leaving Tuesday. ∎  (Tuesdays) on Tuesdays; each Tuesday: she works late Tuesdays.

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TuesdayAllende, 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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Tuesday the day of the week before Wednesday and following Monday. In Old English the form of the word was Tīwesdæg named after the Germanic god Tīw (associated with Mars); translation of Latin dies Marti ‘day of Mars’.

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Tuesday OE. Tiwesdæġ = OHG. zīestag, ON. tý(r)sdagr; f. g. of Tīw ( = OHG. Zīo, ON. Týr), name of a Gmc. god identified with Mars:- Gmc. *Tīwaz, cogn. with L. deus.