from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A period of seven days: a week of rain.
- n. A seven-day calendar period, especially one starting with Sunday and continuing through Saturday: this week.
- n. A week designated by an event or holiday occurring within it: commencement week.
- n. A week dedicated to a particular cause or institution: Home Safety Week.
- n. The part of a calendar week devoted to work, school, or business: working a three-day week.
- n. One week from a specified day: I'll see you Friday week.
- n. One week ago from a specified day: It was Friday week that we last met.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any period of seven consecutive days.
- n. A period of seven days beginning with Sunday or Monday.
- n. A subdivision of the month into longer periods of work days punctuated by shorter weekend periods of days for markets, rest, or religious observation such as a sabbath.
- n. Seven days after (sometimes before) a specified date.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A period of seven days, usually that reckoned from one Sabbath or Sunday to the next.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A period of seven days, of which the days are numbered or named in like succession in every period—in English, Sunday (or first day. etc.), Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday (or seventh day); hence, a period of seven days.
- n. The six working-days of the week; the week minus Sunday: as, to be paid so much a week.
- n. An obsolete form of wick.
- n. A corner; an angle: as, the weeks of the mouth or the eye.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any period of seven consecutive days
- n. hours or days of work in a calendar week
- n. a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday
_A week, a week, a week_, replied the stubborn little animal.
Christmas week, by which I understood _next week_; I thought Christmas week was that which Christmas Sunday ushered in.
_corvée_, that is to say, an unfixed amount of ploughing, which the steward could demand every week when it was needed; the distinction corresponds to the distinction between _week work_ and _boon work_ in the later Middle Ages.
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"In short, said the worthy Bramin, if I were to repeat the same questions to him a month, or even a year hence, I should not prevail upon him to say _now_; but his constant answer would be, _a week, a week, a week_.
"Except this man who turned up here in George's own camp -- and in the village, two months ago, but whom I never saw till this week -- _this week_ -- Armistice Day -- John Dempsey.
But the most exciting news for me this week is the announcement that Scarecrow and Mrs. King is coming to DVD in March.
Out this week is a new, two-disc 50th Anniversary Edition of North by Northwest, the second best Alfred Hitchcock film.
The biggest Rock Band release this week is the arrival of Green Day Rock Band to stores.