[n. mid-dey, -dey; adj. mid-dey]
the middle of the day; noon or the time centering around noon.
of or pertaining to the middle part of the day: a midday news broadcast.

before 1000; Middle English; Old English middæg. See mid-, day

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midday (ˈmɪdˈdeɪ)
a.  the middle of the day; noon
 b.  (as modifier): a midday meal

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Word Origin & History

O.E. middæg, from midne dæg (cf. O.H.G. mittitag, Ger. mittag, O.N. miðdagr).
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Example sentences
Eventually, atomic clocks would say it was midday in the middle of the night.
It's an extra-special midday pick-me-up, or an all-in-one weeknight dinner.
Plus it makes for an easy midday sensory break from the aquarium crowds.
But a clock, chiming out her own name twelve times, warned her that it was
  midday and time to get up.
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