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Sunday

Sun´day
n.1.The first day of the week, - consecrated among Christians to rest from secular employments, and to religious worship; the Christian Sabbath; the Lord's Day.
Advent Sunday
etc. See under Advent, Low, etc.
a.1.Belonging to the Christian Sabbath.
Sunday letter
See Dominical letter, under Dominical.
Sunday school
See under School.
Noun1.Sunday - first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians
Verb1.sunday - spend Sunday; "We sundayed in the country"

SUNDAY. The first day of the week.
     2. In some of the New England states it begins at sun setting on Saturday, and ends at the same time the next day. But in other parts of the United States, it generally commences at twelve o'clock on the night between Saturday and Sunday, and ends in twenty-four hours thereafter. 6, Gill. & John. 268; and vide Bac. Ab. Heresy, &c. D; Id. Sheriff, N 4; 1 Salk. 78; 1 Sell. Pr. 12; Hamm. N. P. 140. The Sabbath, the Lord's Day, and Sunday, all mean the same thing. 6 Gill. & John. 268; see 6 Watts, 231; 3 Watts, 56, 59.
     2. In some states, owing to statutory provisions, contracts made on Sunday are void; 6 Watts, R. 231; Leigh, N. P. 14; 1 P. A. Browne, 171; 5 B. & C. 406; 4 Bing. 84; but in general they are binding, although made on that day, if good in other respects. 1 Crompt. & Jervis, 130; 3 Law Intell. 210; Chit. on Bills, 59; Wright's R. 764;,10 Mass. 312 1 Cowen, R. 76, n.; Cowp. 640; 1 Bl. Rep. 499; 1 Str. 702; see 8 Cowen, R. 27; 6 Penn. St. R. 417, 420.
     4. Sundays are computed in the time allowed for the performance of an act, but if the last day happen to be a Sunday, it is to be excluded, and the act must in general be performed on Saturday; 3 Penna. R. 201; 3 Chit. Pr. 110; promissory notes and bills of exchange, when they fall due on Sunday, are generally paid on Saturday. See, as to the origin of keeping Sunday as a holiday, Neale's F. & F. Index, Lord's day; Story on Pr. Notes, Sec. 220; Story on Bills, Sec. 233; 2 Hill's N. Y. Rep. 587; 2 Applet. R. 264.

Christmas, First day, Sabbath, church calendar, day of rest, dies non, ecclesiastical calendar, fast, feast, go on furlough, go on leave, holiday, holy day, holytide, make holiday, take a holiday, take leave, vacation, weekend
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Sunbonnet
Sunbow
Sunburn
sunburned
Sunburning
sunburnt
Sunburst
sunburst pleat
sunchoke
Suncup
Sunda Islands
Sundacarpus
Sundacarpus amara
sundae
Sundanese
Sundart
-- Sunday --
Sunday best
Sunday clothes
Sunday letter
Sunday punch
Sunday school
Sunday school class
sunday-go-to-meeting
Sunder
Sundew
sundew family
sundew plant
Sundial
sundial lupine
Sundial shell
Sundog
Sundown
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