Definitions for Friday
ˈfraɪ deɪ, -diFri·day
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the sixth day of the week; the fifth working day
The sixth day of the week in many religious traditions, and the fifth day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm; the Biblical sixth day of a week, the day before the Sabbath, or "day of preparation" in preparation for the Sabbath; the Islamic sabbath; it follows Thursday and precedes Saturday.
Etymology: frigedæg. Compound of frīġe and dæġ "day".
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
The sixth day of the week, so named of Freya, a Saxon deity.
Etymology: frige dæg, Saxon.
An’ she were not kin to me, she would be as fair on Friday as Helen is on Sunday. William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida.
For Venus, like her day, will change her cheer,
And seldom shall we see a Friday clear. Dryden.
the sixth day of the week, following Thursday and preceding Saturday
Etymology: [AS. frigedg, fr. Frigu, the gooddes of marriage; friqu love + dg day; cf. Icel. Frigg name of a goddess, the wife of Odin or Wodan, OHG. Fratag, Icel. Frjdagr. AS. frigu is prob. from the root of E. friend, free. See Free, and Day.]
Friday is the day between Thursday and Saturday. In countries adopting Monday-first conventions as recommended by the international standard ISO 8601, it is the fifth day of the week. It is the sixth day in countries that adopt a Sunday-first convention, as in the Abrahamic tradition. In many countries, Friday is the last day of a five-day working week, and is viewed as a cause for celebration or relief. In some workplaces workers wear less formal attire on Fridays, known as Casual Friday or Dress-Down Friday. In other countries, Friday is the first day of the weekend, with Saturday the second. In Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan and Iran, Friday is the last day of the weekend, with Saturday as the first day of the working week. Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait also followed this convention until they changed to a Friday–Saturday weekend, on 1 September 2006 in Bahrain and UAE, and a year later in Kuwait. In Iran, Friday is the only weekend day.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
frī′dā, n. the sixth day of the week.—Black Friday, Good Friday, from the black vestments of the clergy and altar in the Western Church: any Friday marked by a great calamity; Good Friday, the Friday before Easter, kept in commemoration of the Crucifixion; Holy Friday, Friday in an ember-week—also Golden Friday, sometimes put for Good Friday itself. [A.S. Frígedæg, day of (the goddess) Fríg—Latinised Frigga—wife of Odin.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the young savage, the attendant of Robinson Crusoe, so called as discovered on a Friday.
the sixth day of the week, so called as consecrated to Freyia or Frigga, the wife of Odin; is proverbially a day of ill luck; held sacred among Catholics as the day of the crucifixion, and the Mohammedan Sunday in commemoration as the day on which, as they believe, Adam was created.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The dies infaustus, on which old seamen were desirous of not getting under weigh, as ill-omened.
A day of the week.
Friday is a popular night for people to socialize.
Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020
Etymology and Origins
In the Scandinavian mythology this day of the week was set apart for the worship of Frigga, the wife of Odin.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Friday' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2477
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Friday' in Written Corpus Frequency: #577
The numerical value of Friday in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Friday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
It is an attempt by them to take the focus off of the FBI's announcement of last Friday on the FBI's renewed interest in the Clinton email scandal and the WikiLeaks release of DNC and Clinton campaign emails, there is nothing of my business activities to investigate. There is no FBI investigation and NBC even admitted that there is no [c]riminal investigation.
Although the ECB announcement is good news, Chinese investors are cautious leading up to the weekend, particularly after last Friday's crackdown.
We hope by tomorrow (Friday) we will have in place short-term emergency measures that will provide us with the level of assurance we need to allow flights to go out from the UK empty and bring those people back to the UK.
Unless the weekly report can show some larger stock changes we expect a low-volume environment to continue tomorrow and Friday.
The Inn is right in the middle of Friday Harbor, so couples can stroll sidewalks hand in hand as they window shop, head for dinner, look for a cafe to disappear into or a cozy bench to watch the world roll by.
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