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lay days

plural noun

  1. commerce the number of days permitted for the loading or unloading of a ship without payment of demurrage
  2. nautical the time during which a ship is kept from sailing because of loading, bad weather, etc


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The merchant must load and discharge his cargo within the lay-days or stipulated time, if any; otherwise within a reasonable time.

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