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open day

an occasion on which an institution, such as a school, is open for inspection by the public Also called at-home US and Canadian name open house
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  • There in the open day she felt as if some prying glance might read her grief.

    Country Neighbors

    Alice Brown
  • For his search had brought him quite into the open day once more.

    The Sign of the Spider Bertram Mitford
  • It is in a land of slavery alone, where truth shuns the open day.

  • Under the bramble-bush they lay Betwixt the dusk and the open day.

    Poems by the Way William Morris
  • My Isidora has desired my presence, And strange, admits me in the open day.

    Olla Podrida Frederick Marryat
  • An insult—a marked, merciless, deliberate insult in the open day!

    Armadale Wilkie Collins
  • It is worth relating for its boldness; for it was in the open day, when all eyes were upon them.

  • But I was timid and afraid, so for several days I wandered about here, never daring to try to meet you in the open day.

    The Dream Emile Zola
  • He was a strange visitant to the open day, between the green hedges, beneath the enormous branching of the elms.

    Henry Brocken

    Walter J. de la Mare
  • We are glad that the most rabid unbelief and extreme denial can be spoken calmly in the open day.

    Nineteenth Century Questions James Freeman Clarke

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