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Wednesday

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Woden-es or Odin-es Day, called by the French “Mercredi” (Mercury’s Day). The Persians regard it as a “red-letter day,” because the moon was created on the fourth day. (Genesis iv. 14–19.)

⁂ But the last Wednesday of November is calledBlack Wednesday.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Weather-glass (The Peasant’s)
Web of Life
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Wedding Anniversaries
Wedding Finger
Wedding Knives
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Weed of Worcester (The)
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