Definition for fridays (2 of 2)
Origin of Friday
Examples from the Web for fridays
Fridays there is ethics and law of war training and instruction.Pentagon Insider on New Plan to Fight ISIS: ‘Of Course It’s Not Enough’|Nancy A. Youssef|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
According to the Fridays host and the waiters I spoke to, the promotion has been a success.
Indeed, chains like TGI Fridays have lost about seven million visitors since 2009.
Its doors open only on Fridays and only for brunch, but they are not open to the public.
Only on Fridays between 10 am and noon does it become this crowded.
For the Emperor himself could hardly have got an invitation to his royal aunt's Fridays "at home."The Genius|Margaret Horton Potter
So she joined the classes that met on the evenings of Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.The Story of Louie|Oliver Onions
On Fridays they met at the house of an elector, whose wife, who was young and pretty, followed all the fashions of the capital.My Neighbor Raymond (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XI)|Charles Paul de Kock
Some days are believed to be lucky, as Mondays for sowing and weddings, Wednesdays for building, and Fridays for reaping.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
Night manœuvres on Wednesdays and Fridays and guard duty were perhaps the most unpleasant part of our lot.Q.6.a and Other places|Francis Buckley
British Dictionary definitions for fridays
Word Origin for Friday
Word Origin and History for fridays
Old English frigedæg "Frigga's day," from Frige, genitive of Frig (see Frigg), Germanic goddess of married love, a West Germanic translation of Latin dies Veneris "day of (the planet) Venus," which itself translated Greek Aphrodites hemera.
Cf. Old Norse frijadagr, Old Frisian frigendei, Middle Dutch vridach, Dutch vrijdag, German Freitag "Friday," and the Latin-derived cognates Old French vendresdi, French vendredi, Spanish viernes.
In the Germanic pantheon, Freya (q.v.) corresponds more closely in character to Venus than Frigg does, and some early Icelandic writers used Freyjudagr for "Friday."
Black Friday as the name for the busy shopping day after U.S. Thanksgiving holiday is said to date from 1960s and perhaps was coined by those who had the job of controlling the crowds, not by the merchants; earlier it was used principally of days when financial markets crashed.
Culture definitions for fridays
A native character in Robinson Crusoe, so named because Crusoe found him on a Friday. Friday places himself in service to Crusoe and helps him survive.
Idioms and Phrases with fridays
see black Friday; girl Friday; thank god (it's Friday).