first day


Definition of first day

1 usually capitalized F : sunday used chiefly by the Friends
2a : a day when the postage stamps of a new issue are first placed on sale especially : one on which recognition of the event is made by special cancellations and often by cachets on mail bearing the stamps

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First Known Use of first day

1649, in the meaning defined above

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“First day.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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