verb (used with object)
- caledonian canal,
- calendar art,
- calendar clock,
- calendar day,
- calendar month,
- calendar watch
Origin of calendar
Examples from the Web for calendar
Mark your calendar for the global summit, April 22 to 24 in NYC!
Chanukah itself is a relatively minor holiday on the religious Jewish calendar.
Even if they managed two or three days of hearings for Lynch, the calendar automatically goes into the following week.What If the United States Had No Attorney General?|Eleanor Clift|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He then got rid of all the ridiculous sides of it: like the 10-day calendar, the cult of the Supreme Being, and mass guillotines.
Charter schools have leeway over their calendar, curriculum, and who they hire and fire.At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’|ProPublica|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
(Kirkwood set his mouth savagely) Calendar should have a run for his money!The Black Bag|Louis Joseph Vance
"It ought to have been light an hour ago by the calendar, and it's still almost night," she said irritably.The Possessed|Fyodor Dostoevsky
“Looks that way,” he assented, putting a few final touches to the calendar.Darkness and Dawn|George Allan England
The calendar of the canonised has come in handy for the christening of churches.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
In the old Roman reckoning, April was the second month, but it is counted in the Julian calendar as the fourth.The Scrap Book. Volume 1, No. 2|Various
Word Origin for calendar
c.1200, "system of division of the year;" mid-14c. as "table showing divisions of the year;" from Old French calendier "list, register," from Latin calendarium "account book," from calendae/kalendae "calends" the first day of the Roman month -- when debts fell due and accounts were reckoned -- from calare "to announce solemnly, call out," as the priests did in proclaiming the new moon that marked the calends, from PIE root kele- (2) "to call, shout" (see claim (v.)).
Taken by the early Church for its register list of saints and their feast days. The -ar spelling in English is 17c. to differentiate it from the now obscure calender "cloth-presser."