Wednesday

Wednes"day

(?; 48), n. [OE. wednesdai, wodnesdei, AS. Wdnes dg, i. e., Woden's day (a translation of L. dies Mercurii); fr. Wden the highest god of the Teutonic peoples, but identified with the Roman god Mercury; akin to OS. Wdan, OHG. Wuotan, Icel. Oinn, D. woensdag Wednesday, Icel. insdagr, Dan. & Sw. onsdag. See Day, and cf. Woden, Wood, a.] The fourth day of the week; the next day after Tuesday.
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Ash Wednesday. See in the Vocabulary.
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