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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DOOMSDAY

Don't forget that I'm to be your second—on doomsday morning, cousin.

Pages 20 and 34: Changed "doomsday" and "dooms-day" to "Dooms-day" for consistency.

Her record of badnesses occupies pages in the Doomsday Book.

You will never know all that it implies, never, never, though I talk till Doomsday.

We are virtually where we were originally; and we can talk, talk, talk from now until the clap of doomsday.

The reaction of 1848 must have come upon the professors like doomsday.

But men were like that, and you might talk to them till Doomsday.

Whether these be sins or virtues old Nobodaddy will tell us at doomsday leet.

So that we do not deeply regret our improvidence at doomsday.

It is supposed to have stood on the site of a vineyard mentioned in Doomsday Book.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English domes dæg, from domes, genitive of dom (see doom (n.)) + dæg "day" (see day (n.)).

In medieval England it was expected when the world's age reached 6,000 years from creation, which was thought to have been in 5200 B.C. Bede, c.720, complained of being pestered by rustici asking him how many years till the sixth millennium ended. There is no evidence for a general panic in the year 1000 C.E. Doomsday machine "bomb powerful enough to wipe out human life on earth" is from 1960.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DOOMSDAY

Day of Judgment

nounday of god's judgment of the human race
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