Definition of Rest day

1. Noun. A day set aside for rest.

Exact synonyms: Day Of Rest
Generic synonyms: Day Of The Week
Specialized synonyms: Dominicus, Lord's Day, Sun, Sunday, Sabbath
Antonyms: Workday



Lexicographical Neighbors of Rest Day

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resprung
ressaldar
ressaldars
ressentiment
ressentiments
rest
rest's of Serres
rest-cure
rest-harrow
rest.
rest area
rest bite
rest day (current term)
rest energy
rest his soul
rest home
rest homes
rest house
rest in peace
rest jaw relation
rest nitrogen
rest on
rest on one's laurels
rest pain
rest period

Literary usage of Rest day

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The World's Parliament of Religions: An Illustrated and Popular Story of the by John Henry Barrows (1893)
"The weekly rest-day is not an accident in human history. ... The weekly rest-day and the week are the special representatives of God ; not of creation ..."

2. The World's Parliament of Religions: An Illustrated and Popular Story of the by John Henry Barrows (1893)
"The weekly rest-day is not an accident in human history. ... The weekly rest-day and the week are the special representatives of God ; not of creation ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"These attacks have come almost exclusively from Seventh Day Baptists and Jews, who have never proposed to make any other day a rest day, but have proposed ..."

4. The Works of Thomas Shepard: First Pastor of the First Church, Cambridge by Thomas Shepard (1853)
"For the Sabbath, or rest day, of the Lord our God, only can be our rest day, according to the fourth commandment. Hence the day of God's rest from the work ..."

5. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1877)
"They may grant that the Apostles had this law in view when, under the teaching of the Holy Ghost, they instituted the first day of the week as a rest day, ..."

6. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1908)
"To secure a Weekly Rest-Day," presented by Mr. Charles Price ; supported by Mr. Steadman, Mr. Bertram Straus, Sir Alfred Thomas, Mr. Corrie Grant, ..."

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