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The day of the week before Sunday and following Friday, and (together with Sunday) forming part of the weekend. Recorded from Old English (in form Sætern(es)dæg) the name is a translation of Latin Saturni dies ‘day of Saturn’.

Saturday night special in North America, an informal term for a cheap low-calibre pistol or revolver, easily obtained and concealed.

See also Black Saturday at black, Egg Saturday at egg.

Subjects: Christianity.

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