a day for relaxation or for participation in sports contests; a holiday.
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How to use playday in a sentence
She's never had a playday, and I'm sure she deserves one if ever a girl did!The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch | Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
Now that school had begun, a whole playday meant more than it did in vacation time, when all days were playdays.Marjorie's Busy Days | Carolyn Wells
"Why, it's just a—a playday," stammered Helen, still trying to cling to the remnant of her secret.
But, ye see, he thinks he's lettin' ye down easy—a-sendin' ye that big check, an' tellin' ye ter take a playday.
And don't forget that she also said: 'I hope you'll enjoy your playday as much as I shall mine.'