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Without liturgy, specifically designating a day on which the liturgy is not celebrated.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Orby Shipley (1832–1916), liturgical scholar and Roman Catholic convert. From post-classical Latin aliturgicus aliturgic + -al.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.