from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of weekend.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The end of the week, usually comprising the period from Friday evening to Monday morning, observed commonly as a period of respite from work or school; ; also, a house party during a week-end. Contrasted to work days.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To employ the week-end as a holiday season.
  • n. The end of the week; by extension, the period from Friday night to Monday morning. Also used attributively: as, the week-end holidays.

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

  • v. spend the weekend
  • n. a time period usually extending from Friday night through Sunday; more loosely defined as any period of successive days including one and only one Sunday


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