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Monday, September 22, 2014

Definitions for hebdomadal

  1. taking place, coming together, or published once every seven days; weekly: hebdomadal meetings; hebdomadal groups; hebdomadal journals.
  2. a weekly magazine, newspaper, etc.

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Citations for hebdomadal
The Methodists of Octavius looked upon him as a queer fish, and through nearly a dozen years had never quite outgrown their hebdomadal tendency to surprise at seeing him enter their church. Harold Frederic, The Damnation of Theron Ware, 1896
A little solace came at tea-time, in the shape of a double ration of bread—a whole, instead of a half, slice—with the delicious addition of a thin scrape of butter: it was the hebdomadal treat to which we all looked forward from Sabbath to Sabbath. Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre, 1847
Origin of hebdomadal
Hebdomadal ultimately comes from the Greek term hébdomos meaning "seventh."