the fifth day of the week, following Wednesday. Abbreviation: Th., Thur., Thurs.
Origin before 950;Middle English;Old EnglishThursdæg < Old DanishThūrsdagr literally, Thor's day; replacing Old EnglishThunres dæg; cognate with Dutchdonderdag,GermanDonnerstag (all representing Gmc translation of Late Latindiēs Jovis). See Thor, thunder, day
Thursday (ˈθɜːzdɪ, -deɪ)
the fifth day of the week; fourth day of the working week
[Old English Thursdæg, literally: Thor's day; related to Old High German Donares tag; see Thor, thunder, day]