from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Sunday; -- so called by the Friends.


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  • The morning of May 12, the first day of the championship, Stuey was little more than a railbird a derogatory term used to describe the brokesters who watch the action from behind the barriers surrounding the tables.

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  • From the first day of the December Geneva negotiations with Soviet foreign minister Andrei Gromyko, Vance sensed that Moscow was looking for ways to postpone the final agreement, raising secondary and technical issues, and one matter that he saw as a red herring.

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  • ITS NAME WAS RANCHO DEL CIELO, although it was called Tip Top Ranch the first day we saw it.

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  • He pinch-hit last night (pinch-struck-out, really), and as the AP reports, today was his first day back in the starting lineup. - All Posts

  • Pope Leo IX came to Reims in September, 1049, during the episcopate of Guy de Chatillion; he consecrated the church of St. Remigius, and decreed that thenceforward the feast of that saint should be kept of the first day of October, throughout the whole kingdom.

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  • Bob told me when I stood on the steps crying as Kirstin went off to her first day of kindergarten, that it would go fast, he said turn around and she'll be grown and off to college.

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  • The first day Pozzo orders Lucky to entertain Vladimir and Estragon with an impromptu speech.

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  • The first of the month is understood to mean the first day of the month that is free of any double or semi-double, even transferred, office (decree 2380); and if there be no such free day in the whole month, the obligation ceases; which frequently happens, especially now, when the votive offices have been admitted.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Jim Wheelbanks had pushed me into a swing the very first day of school and knocked out my front tooth.

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  • The Septuagint entitles Ps. xxiv (xxiii) tes mias sabbaton, "for the first day of the week"; Ps. xlviii

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