Commerce. one of a certain number of days allowed by a charter party for loading or unloading a vessel without demurrage.
Nautical. a day in which a vessel is delayed in port.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of lay day
First recorded in 1835–45
Words nearby lay day
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