lord's-day

lord's-day
n.
Sunday, the Christian Sabbath, first day of the week, the day of rest.

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  • Lord's day — Lord s′ day (or Day ) n. the, Sunday • Etymology: 1175–1225 …   From formal English to slang

  • Lord's Day — n. [transl. of LL(Ec) dies Dominica < Gr(Ec) hē kyriakē hēmera (see Rev. 1:10): from being the day of the resurrection of Christ] [sometimes L d ] Sunday: with the …   English World dictionary

  • Lord's Day — See also: Sabbath in Christianity Contents 1 Textual tradition 1.1 Ambiguous references 1.2 U …   Wikipedia

  • Lord's Day —    The first day of the week is not the Sabbath, but the Lord s Day, and as such has been observed since the Resurrection of our Lord, of which it is the weekly commemoration. From the New Testament itself we learn that the first day of the week …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lord's Day — Sabbath Sab bath, n. [OE. sabat, sabbat, F. sabbat, L. sabbatum, Gr. sa bbaton, fr. Heb. shabb[=a]th, fr. sh[=a]bath to rest from labor. Cf. {Sabbat}.] 1. A season or day of rest; one day in seven appointed for rest or worship, the observance of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lord's Day, the — Sunday, considered as a holy day by Christians …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Lord's Day Alliance of the United States — The Lord’s Day Alliance of the United States exists to encourage Christians to observe Sunday, as the Lord s Day.They say that, The LDA has been the one national organization whose sole purpose is to maintain and cultivate the first day of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Lord's day —    Only once, in Rev. 1:10, was in the early Christian ages used to denote the first day of the week, which commemorated the Lord s resurrection. There is every reason to conclude that John thus used the name. (See Sabbath.) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Lord's Day — noun first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians • Syn: ↑Sunday, ↑Dominicus, ↑Sun • Hypernyms: ↑rest day, ↑day of rest • Part Holonyms: ↑weekend …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lord's Day — Sunday, the first day of the week, commemorating the Resurrection of Christ; not the Jewish Sabbath, which is the seventh day …   Dictionary of church terms

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