Black Monday

Black Monday
Black Monday Black" Mon`day 1. Easter Monday, so called from the severity of that day in 1360, which was so unusual that many of Edward III.'s soldiers, then before Paris, died from the cold. --Stow. [1913 Webster]

Then it was not for nothing that my nose fell a bleeding on Black Monday last. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. The first Monday after the holidays; -- so called by English schoolboys. --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Black Monday — may refer to:* Black Monday, Dublin, 1209 ndash; when a group of 500 recently arrived settlers from Bristol were massacred by warriors of the Gaelic O Byrne clan. The group had left the safety of the walled city of Dublin to celebrate Easter… …   Wikipedia

  • Black Monday — est une mixtape du rappeur américain The Game. Liste des titres 01 A New Day 02 Keep My Name Out Ya Mouth ft Kam, Yung Bruh 03 Not Gunna ft Paul Wall, Trae 04 6 Million Ways 05 Get Up ft DJ Quik, AMG 06 The Ghetto 07 On And On ft Queenie 08 My… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Black Monday — Refers to October 19, 1987, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 508 points on the heels of sharp drops the previous week. On Monday, October 27, 1997, the Dow dropped 554 points. While the point drop set a new record, the percentage… …   Financial and business terms

  • black monday — noun Usage: usually capitalized B&M Etymology: Middle English blak Monunday obsolete : easter monday * * * Black Monday [Black Monday] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Black Monday — October 19, 1987, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) lost almost 22% in a single day. That event marked the beginning of a global stock market decline, making Black Monday one of the most notorious days in recent financial history. By… …   Investment dictionary

  • Black Monday — Either of the two Mondays on which the two largest stock market crashes of the 20th century occurred. The original Wall Street crash occurred on Monday, 28 October 1929, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 13%. On Monday, 19 October… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Black Monday —  October 19, 1987, when the DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE fell 508 points, or over 20 percent.  ► “Hybrid funds suffered the least on Black Monday. It was mostly a stock market crash.” (Financial World, March 1, 1994, p. 60) …   American business jargon

  • Black Monday — Black Mon|day 1.) Monday, 19 October 1987, the day on which ↑share prices on the ↑stock exchange suddenly fell by a large amount, and many people lost a lot of money 2.) Monday, 28 October 1929, the day on which share prices on the Stock Exchange …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Black Monday — Monday 19 October 1987, when prices on stock exchanges all over the world suddenly began to fall. Over the next four days, for example, the Financial Times Index in London fell by 25%, and the Dow Jones Index in New York fell by 33%. See also… …   Universalium

  • BLACK MONDAY —    Easter Monday in 1351, remarkable for the extreme darkness that prevailed, and an intense cold, under which many died …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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