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daywork

[ dey-wurk ]
/ ˈdeɪˌwɜrk /
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noun
work done and paid for by the day.
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Origin of daywork

before 1000; Middle English dai-werk the amount of land worked by a team in one day, Old English dæg-weorc day's work. See day, work

OTHER WORDS FROM daywork

dayworker, noun
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