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First day

  1. (among Quakers) Sunday.
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Origin of First day

First recorded in 1645–55
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Historical Examples of first day

  • First-day boys: probably those that went up at the beginning of the term.

    Tom Brown at Rugby

    Thomas Hughes

  • On First-day we had a great meeting, and several professors came to it.

    George Fox

    George Fox

  • We came to Hornchurch, where there was a meeting on First-day.

    George Fox

    George Fox

  • I stayed to the First-day's meeting there, which was very large and precious.

    George Fox

    George Fox

  • I had on my white dress, quite as nice as a first-day in town.