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Dominical


DOMINICAL, adjective [Low Latin , lord.]

1. That notes the Lords day or Sabbath. The dominical letter is the letter which, in almanacks, denotes the sabbath, or dies domini, the Lords day. The first seven letters of the alphabet are used for this purpose.

2. Noting the prayer of our Lord.

DOMINICAL, noun [infra.] The Lords day.