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Language: Old English
Origin: wodnesdæg, from Woden 'Odin' + dæg 'day'

Wednesday

noun
     
Related topics: Chronology
Wednes‧day written abbreviation Wed. or Wed [uncountable and countable]
TMC the day between Tuesday and Thursday
on Wednesday
The sale starts on Wednesday.
We can go Wednesday. American English
Wednesday morning/afternoon etc
I saw Vicky on Wednesday evening.
last Wednesday
They left last Wednesday.
this Wednesday
Come down this Wednesday.
next Wednesday (=Wednesday of next week)
I can let you know next Wednesday.
a Wednesday (=one of the Wednesdays in the year)
'Are you free on the 19th?' 'Is that a Wednesday?'

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