from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any day of the week except Sunday: often used adjectively.


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  • "To go to lunch with me on a week-day," Daylight said, divining the drift of her uncompleted argument.

    Chapter XIII

  • Nor could he have guessed that the particular five dollars that belonged to him had been appropriated by the business manager for the painting of his house in Alameda, which painting he performed himself, on week-day afternoons, because he could not afford to pay union wages and because the first scab he had employed had had a ladder jerked out from under him and been sent to the hospital with a broken collar-bone.

    Chapter 28

  • A large pool, restaurant, etc. I paid 900 pesos for a double on the weekend, but the price dropped to 650 pesos for a week-day night.

    Hotel in San Miguel de Allende

  • There was a luxurious club car which ran each week-day morning into the Pennsylvania Station.

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  • The week-day schedule of park features is clearly posted near the entrance to the park in Morelos, Mexico.

    The week-day schedule of park features is clearly posted near the entrance to the park in Morelos, Mexico. © Julia Taylor 2008

  • For the most part, that lovely week-day experience gives me a calmness and peace of mind, knowing that I am able to get my work finished and prepare for a leisurely week-end.

    Enjoying Monday through Friday

  • Now at home, we can spend the week days in preparation for the week's end retreat to give rest and renewal to those who do not have that week-day revival at home.

    Enjoying Monday through Friday

  • For our first eight days we rummaged through the central parts of the state - Prescott, Jerome - the abandoned copper mining town with its visitor population made up mostly of week-day dentists/weekend biker guys (and gals), and Sedona - where, apparently, thousands believe the "naval of the universe (or something)" is to be found.

    Edward J. Murray: America's Best Idea

  • Ahhh Summer Mondays…. sleeping in… no alarm clock… not a care in the world….until TODAY Today began my 24 week-day adventure into summer school teaching.

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  • On any given week-day, I passed down this stretch of hall several times, but in the darkness it suddenly seemed foreign.

    hush, hush


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