1. [syn: Wednesday, Midweek, Wed]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Wednesday \Wednes"day\ (?; 48), n. [OE. wednesdai, wodnesdei,
AS. W[=o]dnes d[ae]g, i. e., Woden's day (a translation of L.
dies Mercurii); fr. W[=o]den the highest god of the Teutonic
peoples, but identified with the Roman god Mercury; akin to
OS. W[=o]dan, OHG. Wuotan, Icel. O[eth]inn, D. woensdag
Wednesday, Icel. [=o][eth]insdagr, Dan. & Sw. onsdag. See
Day, and cf. Woden, Wood, a.]
The fourth day of the week; the next day after Tuesday.
Ash Wednesday. See in the Vocabulary.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the fourth day of the week; the third working day [syn:
Wednesday, Midweek, Wed]