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fridayn. [AS. frigedæg, fr. Frigu, the gooddes of marriage; friqu love + dæg day; cf. Icel. Frigg name of a goddess, the wife of Odin or Wodan, OHG. Frīatag, Icel. Frjādagr. AS. frigu is prob. from the root of E. friend, free. See Free, and Day.].
     The sixth day of the week, following Thursday and preceding Saturday.  [1913 Webster]


friday, n. & adv.
--n. the sixth day of the week, following Thursday.
--adv. colloq.
1 on Friday.
2 (Fridays) on Fridays; each Friday.

girl (or man) Friday a helper or follower (after Man Friday in Defoe's Robinson Crusoe).
OE friged{aelig}g f. Gmc (named after Frigg the wife of Odin)




N auxiliary, recruit, assistant, adjuvant, adjutant, ayudante, coaid, adjunct, help, helper, help mate, helping hand, midwife, colleague, partner, mate, confrere, cooperator, coadjutor, coadjutrix, collaborator, ally, friend, confidant, fidus Achates, pal, buddy, alter ego, confederate, accomplice, complice, accessory, accessory after the fact, particeps criminis, socius criminis, aide-de-camp, secretary, clerk, associate, marshal, right-hand, right-hand man, Friday, girl Friday, man Friday, gopher, gofer, candle- holder, bottle-holder, handmaid, servant, puppet, cat's-paw, jackal, tool, dupe, stooge, ame damnee, satellite, adherent, votary, sectarian, secretary, seconder, backer, upholder, abettor, advocate, partisan, champion, patron, friend at court, mediator, angel (theater, entertainment), friend in need, Jack at a pinch, deus ex machina, guardian angel, tutelary genius.

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