An eight-hour day; a sale that lasted for three days.
A day hike.
An example of a day is Thanksgiving.
An example of day is two o'clock in the afternoon.
A day of rest.
He has had his day.
The best writer of her day, in days of old.
We studied the tactics used in Napoleon's day. The day of computer science is well upon us.
In Grandmother's day, skirts were long.
Every defendant is entitled to a day in court. That child will have her day.
They won the day.
An eight-hour day.
The sick cat's days will soon be over.
One of these days.
To spend one's days in study.
The day nurse.
- For many days; continuously.
- Every day without fail; continuously.
- A difficult or trying day.
- At present; nowadays.
- at some time in the past
- to stop whatever one is engaged in, as work
- every day or for many successive days
- each day
- every day
- from one day to the next
- without particular concern about the future
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Origin of day
- Middle English dai, day from Old English dæg agh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- This surname has multiple origins. Besides the ones listed below, Norman origin has also been suggested from De Haie", or "a corruption of the Normandy French D'Ossone, from the town of Ossone, in Normandy".