Midday
Midday \Mid"day`\, n. [AS. midd[ae]g. See {Mid}, a., and {Day}.] The middle part of the day; noon. [1913 Webster]

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  • Midday — Mid day , a. Of or pertaining to noon; meridional; as, the midday sun. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • midday — (n.) O.E. middæg midday, noon, contracted from midne dæg (Cf. O.H.G. mittitag, Ger. mittag, O.N. miðdagr); see MID (Cf. mid) + DAY (Cf. day) …   Etymology dictionary

  • midday — [mid′dā΄] n. [ME middai < OE middæg] the middle of the day; noon adj. of or at midday …   English World dictionary

  • midday — [n] middle of the day 12 PM, high noon, lunchtime, noon, noontide, noontime, twelve hundred, twelve noon, twelve o’clock; concept 802 Ant. 12 AM, midnight …   New thesaurus

  • midday — ► NOUN ▪ the middle of the day; noon …   English terms dictionary

  • midday — mid|day [ˌmıdˈdeı US ˈmıd deı] n [U] the middle of the day, at or around 12 o clock →↑midnight at/around/by etc midday ▪ I m meeting him at midday. ▪ I got there around midday. ▪ By midday it had begun to warm up. ▪ We stopped off in Colchester… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • midday — [[t]mɪ̱dde͟ɪ[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: oft prep N Midday is twelve o clock in the middle of the day. At midday everyone would go down to Reg s Cafe... It s eight minutes after midday. 2) N UNCOUNT: usu N n Midday is the middle part of the day, from late …   English dictionary

  • midday — noun (U) the middle of the day; twelve o clock: at midday: I m meeting him at midday. | midday meal/sun etc: the full heat of the midday sun compare midnight (1) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • midday — mid|day [ ,mıd deı ] noun uncount * twelve o clock, when the morning ends and the afternoon begins: NOON: The letter arrived just before midday. a midday meal …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • midday */ — UK [ˌmɪdˈdeɪ] / US noun [uncountable] twelve o clock, when the morning ends and the afternoon begins The letter arrived just before midday. a midday meal …   English dictionary

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