from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The middle of the day; noon.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. noon; twelve o'clock during the day

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to noon; meridional.
  • n. The middle part of the day; noon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The middle of the day; noon.
  • Of or pertaining to noon; meridional.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the middle of the day


From Middle English midday, from Old English middæġ ("mid-day, noon"), equivalent to mid- +‎ day. Cognate with Scots midday ("midday"), West Frisian middei ("midday, noon, afternoon"), Dutch middag ("midday, noon, afternoon"), German Mittag ("noon, midday"), Danish middag ("midday, noon, afternoon"), Swedish middag ("midday, noon, afternoon"). (Wiktionary)


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