noun, plural dai·lies.
- a nonresident servant who comes to work every day; a permanently employed servant who sleeps out.
- a person employed to do cleaning or other household work by the day.
Examples from the Web for dailiness
And the tired car settles down to apathy, for, after all, the incident is in its essence part of the dailiness of New York.Your United States|Arnold Bennett
British Dictionary definitions for dailiness
noun plural -lies
Word Origin for daily
Word Origin and History for dailiness
Old English dæglic (see day). This form is known from compounds: twadæglic "happening once in two days," þreodæglic "happening once in three days;" the more usual Old English word was dæghwamlic, also dægehwelc. Cognate with German täglich.