See also: Lord's day

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A calque of Ecclesiastical Latin diēs Dominicus, either directly or as a later development of Old Norse dróttinsdagr (Lord's day)

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Lord's Day (plural Lord's Days)

  1. Sunday, the first day of the week, particularly as the Christian Sabbath.
    • 1957, Parliament of the United Kingdom, “Part I, section 1”, in Naval Discipline Act 1957[1], page 1:
      All officers in command of Her Majesty’s ships shall cause public worship of Almighty God to be solemnly, orderly and reverently performed in their respective ships, and shall take care that prayers and preaching, by the chaplains of those ships, be performed diligently and that the Lord’s Day be observed.

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