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[pley-dey] /ˈpleɪˌdeɪ/
a day for relaxation or for participation in sports contests; a holiday.
Origin of playday
First recorded in 1595-1605; play + day Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She's never had a playday, and I'm sure she deserves one if ever a girl did!

    The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch

    Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
  • He said it was a playday—that I was to go off and have a good time with Baby.

    The Road to Understanding

    Eleanor H. Porter
  • When he had recovered from the effects of his playday Jim was always fervently glad that he had not spent his savings.

    A Busy Year at the Old Squire's

    Charles Asbury Stephens
  • "Why, it's just a—a playday," stammered Helen, still trying to cling to the remnant of her secret.

    The Road to Understanding

    Eleanor H. Porter
  • But, ye see, he thinks he's lettin' ye down easy—a-sendin' ye that big check, an' tellin' ye ter take a playday.

    The Road to Understanding

    Eleanor H. Porter
  • And don't forget that she also said: 'I hope you'll enjoy your playday as much as I shall mine.'

    The Road to Understanding

    Eleanor H. Porter

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