Definition for DO-MIN'I-CAL

DO-MIN'I-CAL, a. [Low L. dominicalis, from dominicus, from dominus, lord.]

  1. That notes the Lord's day or Sabbath. The Dominical letter is the letter which, in almanacs, denotes the Sabbath, or dies Domini, the Lord's day. The first seven letters of the alphabet are used for this purpose.
  2. Noting the prayer of our Lord. – Howell.

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