• noon; twelve o'clock during the day


  • From Middle English midday, from Old English middæġ ("midday, noon"), equivalent to mid- + day. Cognate with Scots midday ("midday"), West Frisian middei ("midday, noon, afternoon"), Dutch middag ("midday, noon, afternoon"), German Mittag ("noon, midday, late morning, early afternoon"), Danish middag ("midday, noon, afternoon"), Norwegian Bokmål middag ("midday, noon, afternoon"), Swedish middag ("midday, noon, afternoon").

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