Definition for TUES-DAY

TUES-DAY, n. [s as z. Sw. Tisdag; Dan. Tirsdag; D. Dingsdog; G. Dingstag; Sax. Tiwæsdæg or Tuesdæg, from Tig, Tiig, or Tuisco, the Mars of our ancestors, the deity that presided over combats, strife and litigation. Hence, Tuesday is court day, assize day; the day for combat or commencing litigation. See Thing.]

The third day of the week.

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