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day

[ dey ]
/ deɪ /
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noun
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Idioms about day

Origin of day

before 950; Middle English; Old English dæg; cognate with German Tag

OTHER WORDS FROM day

half-day, nounpre·day, noun

Other definitions for day (2 of 2)

Day
[ dey ]
/ deɪ /

noun
Benjamin Henry, 1810–89, U.S. newspaper publisher.
Clarence (Shep·ard) [shep-erd], /ˈʃɛp ərd/, 1874–1935, U.S. author.
Dorothy, 1897–1980, U.S. Roman Catholic social activist, journalist, and publisher.
Also Daye .Stephen, 1594?–1668, U.S. colonist, born in England: considered the first printer in the Colonies.
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British Dictionary definitions for day (1 of 2)

day
/ (deɪ) /

noun
See also days

Other words from day

Related adjective: diurnal

Word Origin for day

Old English dæg; related to Old High German tag, Old Norse dagr

British Dictionary definitions for day (2 of 2)

Day
/ (deɪ) /

noun
Sir Robin. 1923–2000, British radio and television journalist, noted esp for his political interviews
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Scientific definitions for day

day
[ dā ]

See under sidereal time solar day.
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