day of rest

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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
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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Pope is at Castel Gandolfo for a few days of rest.
Because of late-season fatigue and struggles when he had less than five days of rest, Saunders added weight this off-season through weight lifting and over-the-counter weight-gaining products.
If the pain persists after a few days of rest, consult a dance medicine or sports medicine physician.
The prisoner alleged violation of his federal constitutional rights and the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) in connection with his not being permitted to observe particular days of rest and worship.
One study found that untrained women recovered only 94% of their strength after two days of rest following a five-set lower body workout of 10 reps per set (with their repetition maximum at 10).