from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A period of seven days.
- noun A seven-day calendar period, especially one starting with Sunday and continuing through Saturday.
- noun A week designated by an event or holiday occurring within it.
- noun A week dedicated to a particular cause or institution.
- noun The part of a calendar week devoted to work, school, or business.
- noun One week from a specified day.
- noun One week ago from a specified day.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An obsolete form of
- noun 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.
- noun The six working-days of the week; the week minus Sunday: as, to be paid so much a week.
- noun A corner; an angle: as, the weeks of the mouth or the eye.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A period of seven days, usually that reckoned from one Sabbath or Sunday to the next.
- noun See
- noun a week of years, or seven years.
- noun See under
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Any
periodof sevenconsecutive days.
- noun A period of seven days beginning with
- noun A subdivision of the
monthinto longer periods of work days punctuated by shorter weekendperiods of days for markets, rest, or religious observation such as a sabbath.
- noun Seven days after (sometimes before) a specified date.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun any period of seven consecutive days
- noun hours or days of work in a calendar week
- noun a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
_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.
Medieval People Eileen Edna Power 1914
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It’s bad enough that finals start a week from today and Professor Assface is going to give us two projects this week
qdiosa Diary Entry qdiosa 2004
"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.
Harvest Humphry Ward 1885
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.