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From Latin hebdomadālis.

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hebdomadal (comparative more hebdomadal, superlative most hebdomadal)

  1. (obsolete) Lasting seven days.
  2. Weekly, occurring once a week.
    • 1817, Walter Scott, Rob Roy:
      The wits and humorists, the distinguished worthies of the town or village, the apothecary, the attorney, even the curate himself, did not disdain to partake of this hebdomadal festivity.
    • ca. 1909, Mark Twain, Letterws from the Earth, Letter II:
      They quickly weary of this brief hebdomadal Sabbath here, yet they long for that etermal one; they dream of it, they talk about it, they think they think they are going to enjoy it ...

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