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noun, plural heb·dom·a·dar·ies.
  1. Roman Catholic Church. a member of a church or monastery appointed for one week to sing the chapter Mass and lead in the recitation of the breviary.
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  1. hebdomadal(def 1).
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Origin of hebdomadary

1400–50; late Middle English ebdomadarie < Late Latin hebdomadārius. See hebdomad, -ary
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  • Sarasin called the gazettes of this new Aristarchus, Hebdomadary Flams!

    Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)

    Isaac D'Israeli