Origin of Sunday1
Examples from the Web for sunday
Congress is nearing a vote on the Keystone XL pipeline, and lawmakers made their cases for—and against—it Sunday.
That was accomplished by cops such as the one whose picture was clutched so tightly by his widow on Sunday.
One question was why Lynch did not think this was also true of cops who turned their backs earlier on Sunday.
Scott, who died Sunday at 49, could go from evoking a Baptist preacher to quoting Public Enemy.Remembering ESPN’s Sly, Cocky, and Cool Anchor Stuart Scott|Stereo Williams|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
When ‘Downton Abbey’ returns Sunday night, its fashion fans are in for a familiar treat.
It recurred every Sunday whenever the weather was fine and warm.Frederic Lord Leighton |Ernest Rhys
I said that two a week and every other Sunday was my usual custom, and that I hoped this would prove agreeable.
Those of them who have to work on Sunday chafe under the necessity that drives them to such a disregarding of the Sabbath.
The day of Silwood's disappearance wore to its end; the next day, Sunday, passed.The Mystery of Lincoln's Inn|Robert Machray
I write the most of my weekly letter to her on Sunday, so I'd like to know, because to-morrow's Sunday, you see.'Robin Redbreast|Mary Louisa Molesworth
Word Origin for Sunday
A West Germanic loan-translation of Latin dies solis "day of the sun," which is itself a loan-translation of Greek hemera heliou. Cf. Old Norse sunnundagr, German Sonntag "Sunday." Like other weekday names, not regularly capitalized until 17c. Sunday school dates from 1783 (originally for secular instruction); Sunday clothes is from 1640s. Sunday driver is from 1925.
In addition to the idiom beginning with Sunday
- Sunday best
- month of Sundays