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Sunday punch

  

      n  
Informal     (chiefly U.S.)  
1      (Boxing)   a heavy blow intended to knock out one's opponent  
2    any manoeuvre or action intended to crush an opponent  
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Sunday  
      n   the first day of the week and the Christian day of worship  
     (Old English sunnandæg, translation of Latin dies solis day of the sun, translation of Greek hemera heliou; related to Old Norse sunnu dagr, German Sonntag)  


Advent Sunday  
      n   the first of the four Sundays of Advent, and the one that falls nearest to November 30  
Low Sunday  
      n   the Sunday after Easter  
     (probably so named because of its relative unimportance in contrast with Easter Sunday)  
Mothering Sunday  
      n     (Brit)   the fourth Sunday in Lent, when mothers traditionally receive presents from their children,   (Also called)    Mothers Day  
Palm Sunday  
      n   the Sunday before Easter commemorating Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem  
Passion Sunday  
      n   the fifth Sunday in Lent (the second Sunday before Easter), when Passiontide begins  
Remembrance Sunday  
      n     (Brit)   the second Sunday in November, which is the Sunday closest to November 11, the anniversary of the armistice of 1918 that ended World War I, on which the dead of both World Wars are commemorated,   (Also called)    Remembrance Day  
Sunday best  
      n   one's best clothes, esp. regarded as those most suitable for churchgoing  
Sunday painter  
      n   a person who paints pictures as a hobby  
Sunday punch  
      n  
Informal     (chiefly U.S.)  
1      (Boxing)   a heavy blow intended to knock out one's opponent  
2    any manoeuvre or action intended to crush an opponent  
Sunday school  
      n  
1   
a    a school for the religious instruction of children on Sundays, usually held in a church hall and formerly also providing secular education  
b    (as modifier)  
a Sunday-school outing     
2    the members of such a school  
Trinity Sunday  
      n   the Sunday after Whit Sunday  
Whit Sunday  
      n   the seventh Sunday after Easter, observed as a feast in commemoration of the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles 50 days after Easter,   (Also called)    Pentecost  
     (Old English hwita sunnandæg white Sunday, probably named after the ancient custom of wearing white robes at or after baptism)  

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Sunday punch n.
A punch delivered in a Friday or Saturday night fight that is so powerful that the opponent does not regain consciousness until Sunday.

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n.
a punch in the face
[Fam.];[Fig.];[Hum.] Ex.: French: "What do they call a knuckle sandwich?" English friend: "If someone offers you a knuckle sandwich, you'd better decline it; he's about to thump you in the face!"
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