day of rest

NOUN
  1. a day set aside for rest
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  • According to the Law of Moses, faithful Jews were expected to keep the Sabbath sacred as a day of rest.
  • President Obama is not exploiting his children and he certainly isn't a dead-beat dad, he spends a good deal of his time and energy trying to solve this country's problems and work on foreign problems also, I do believe that there should be a day of rest to enjoy your family for someone who works as hard as he does. Obama and daughters visit frozen custard shop
  • I was recently reminded that the term sabbath has meanings more than a day of rest one day in seven. On Theocracies « Whatever
  • The first of Genesis' three creation narratives, Genesis 1:1 to 2:3, spans seven days from "the beginning" to the day of rest on which God "blesses" and "sanctifies" creation. Genesis: A thrice-told tale
  • And today, as evidenced by the drowsy street outside, was the day of rest.
  • After a day of rest on middle Sunday another Wimbledon eccentricity, all 32 men and women remaining in the singles draws clamber back to the lawns, anxious and refreshed, to fight for a spot in the quarterfinals. On Wimbledon's 'Second Monday,' Everyone in the Draw Has to Play
  • The preacher, instead of vexing the ears of drowsy farmers on their day of rest at the end of the week — for Sunday is the fit conclusion of an ill-spent week, and not the fresh and brave beginning of a new one — with this one other draggle-tail of a sermon, should shout with thundering voice, Walden
  • But inasmuch as the recurrence of the _Sabbath-day_ was what constituted _a week_; in other words, since the essential feature of a week, as a Jewish division of time, was the recurrence of the Jewish day of rest; — τὸ σάββατον or τὰ σάββατα, the Hebrew name for _the day of rest_, became transferred to _the week_. The Last Twelve Verses of the Gospel According to S. Mark
  • As far as using it as a management technique to "give the deer a day of rest from us" as our "conservationist" friend suggests; Wouldn't lowering bag limits or shortening the season accomplish the same thing without eliminating one of the two days of the week that I can actually hunt?!? West Virginia Eyes Saturday Start To Deer Season
  • The manager of a dressmaking factory noted with amazement that her employees all took Sunday for a gala day and not as a day of rest. A Renegade History of the United States
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