Thursday

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noun Thurs·day \ˈthərz-(ˌ)dā, -dē\

Definition of Thursday

  1. :  the fifth day of the week

Thursdays

play \-dēz, -(ˌ)dāz\ adverb

Examples of thursday in a sentence

  1. He was late last Thursday.

  2. We went on Thursday and returned on Saturday.

Origin and Etymology of thursday

Middle English, from Old English thursdæg, from Old Norse thōrsdagr; akin to Old English thunresdæg Thursday, Old Norse Thōrr Thor, Old English thunor thunder — more at thunder


First Known Use: before 12th century


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