from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Any day on which work is ordinarily performed, as distinguished from Sundays and holidays.
  • noun That part of the day which is devoted or allotted to work or labor; the period each day in which work is actually carried on: as, a working-day of eight hours.
  • Relating to days on which work is done, as opposed to Sundays and holidays; hence, plodding; laborious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to, or characteristic of, working days, or workdays; everyday; hence, plodding; hard-working.


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