day of rest

(redirected from days of rest)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.day of rest - a day set aside for restday of rest - a day set aside for rest    
day of the week - any one of the seven days in a week
Dominicus, Lord's Day, Sunday, Sun - first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians
Sabbath - a day of rest and worship: Sunday for most Christians; Saturday for the Jews and a few Christians; Friday for Muslims
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
Three days of rest, three blessed days of rest, are what I had with Wolf Larsen, eating at the cabin table and doing nothing but discuss life, literature, and the universe, the while Thomas Mugridge fumed and raged and did my work as well as his own.
I was a little inclined to take his seriousness lightly, for, after all, four days of rest and freedom from burning, harrowing, anxiety does help to restore one's spirits, but when I saw his face, it sobered me.
It's just four to five days of rest,' Guiao said during the team's press conference and sendoff Wednesday at Meralco Multi-Purpose Hall.
What was omitted was that he pitched Game 7 on two days of rest when he beat Bob Gibson and the Cardinals.
Good Friday and Christmas Day were already common law holidays, based on the Christian tradition of these festivals being days of rest, so Easter Monday, Whit Monday, the first Monday in August and St Stephen's Day were also added.
The bells would ring out on Sunday (these were days of rest to farm workers) and call them to St Peter's to give thanks, meet their families and friends and spend a family and extended family day.
Hodgson says he will speak to Brendan Rodgers after Sterling told him the Liverpool boss gives him two days of rest after each game.
Half were assigned strict rest for five days while the other half were given the usual care of 1-2 days of rest followed by a stepwise return to activity.
He said that he has had a specialist looking at the problem and there are still minor issues but he is hoping to be fine this week after 10 days of rest.
I hope when the next international break comes round Stevie packs his golf clubs and flies over to Portugal for a couple of days of rest and relaxation.
After three days of rest the doctors allowed him to travel to Pakistan.
Everything we think we know about days of rest and pitching rotations had already been attempted by major league managers by 1925.