Tuesday Tues"day (t[=u]z"d[asl]; 48), n. [OE. Tewesday, AS. Tiwes d[ae]g the day of Tiw the god of war; akin to OHG. Zio, Icel. T[=y]r, L. Jupiter, Gr. Zey`s;, cf. OHG. Ziostac Tuesday, G. Dienstag, Icel. T[=y]sdagr. [root]244. See {Deity}, {Day}, and cf. {Jovial}.] The third day of the week, following Monday and preceding Wednesday. [1913 Webster]

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