noonday
noun Date: 1535 midday

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Noonday — Noon day , a. Of or pertaining to midday; meridional; as, the noonday heat; only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the noonday sun. Noonday walks. Addison. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Noonday — may refer to: Noonday, Georgia Noonday Creek, Georgia Noonday, Texas See also Noon This disambiguation page lists articles about distinct geographical locations with the same name. If an …   Wikipedia

  • Noonday — Noonday, TX U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 515 Housing Units (2000): 222 Land area (2000): 1.991712 sq. miles (5.158510 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.991712 sq. miles (5.158510 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Noonday — Noon day , n. Midday; twelve o clock in the day; noon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • noonday — (n.) middle of the day, first used by Coverdale (1535), from NOON (Cf. noon) + DAY (Cf. day) …   Etymology dictionary

  • noonday — ► NOUN ▪ the middle of the day …   English terms dictionary

  • noonday — [no͞on′dā΄] n., adj. noon (midday) …   English World dictionary

  • noonday — [[t]nu͟ːndeɪ[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Noonday means happening or appearing in the middle part of the day. It was hot, nearly 90 degrees in the noonday sun. Syn: midday …   English dictionary

  • noonday — /noohn day /, adj. 1. of or at noon or midday: the usual noonday meal. n. 2. midday; noon. [1525 35; NOON + DAY] * * * …   Universalium

  • noonday — noun The time of noon; the time of day when the sun is highest in the sky, especially on a hot day. She should not walk, he said, through the dust and heat of the noonday;Nay, she should ride like a queen, not plod along like a peasant. Syn:… …   Wiktionary

  • noonday — adj. Noonday is used with these nouns: ↑sun …   Collocations dictionary

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