1. [syn: Thursday, Th]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Thursday \Thurs"day\, n. [OE. [thorn]ursdei, [thorn]orsday, from
the Scand. name Thor + E. day. Icel. [thorn][=o]rr Thor, the
god of thunder, is akin to AS. [thorn]unor thunder; D.
Donderdag Thursday, G. Donnerstag, Icel. [thorn][=o]rsdagr,
Sw. & Dan. Torsdag. [root]52. See Thor, Thunder, and
The fifth day of the week, following Wednesday and preceding
Holy Thursday. See under Holy.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the fifth day of the week; the fourth working day [syn: