The fourth day of the week; the next day after Tuesday. Ash Wednesday.

Origin: OE. Wednesdai, wodnesdei, AS. Wodnes daeg, i. E, Woden's day (a translation of L. Dies Mercurii); fr. Woden the highest god of the Teutonic peoples, but identified with the Roman god Mercury; akin to OS. Wodan, OHG. Wuotan, Icel. Othinn, D. Woensdag Wednesday, Icel. Othinsdagr, Dan. & Sw. Onsdag. See Day, and cf. Woden, Wood.

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