noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English thursdæg, from Old Norse thōrsdagr; akin to Old English thunresdæg Thursday, Old Norse Thōrr Thor, Old English thunor thunder — more at thunder Date: before 12th century the fifth day of the week • Thursdays adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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