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Daft adjMild, gentle, meek, humble. 2. silly, foolish, stupid, wanting in intelligence. 3. thoughtless, giddy in one's mirth, madly happy. 4. of unsound mind, crazy.
Daft phr"Daft as a Brush" - very stupid, extremely silly.
Daft phr"Daft days" - the days of merriment at Christmas.
Daftish adjSomewhat foolish, silly. 2. somewhat thoughtless, or stupid. 3. meekish, rather humble.
Daftlike adjFoolish, silly, thoughtless.
Daftly advMildly, meekly, gently, humbly. 2. foolishly, silly, thoughtlessly.
Daftness nFoolishness, madness, silliness. 2. meekness, mildness, humility.
Dafty adjFoolish, silly, stupid.
Dailiness nThe quality of being daily , daily occurrence, commonness.
Daily adjHabitually, constantly, every day, day by day, commonly, evidently. 2. of or belonging each day, occurring every day, issued every, as a newspaper.
Daily phr"One's Daily Bread" - the food one needs and/or gets each day. 2. one's means of subsistence generally.
Daily bread nLivelihood; necessary food.
Daily breader nOne who earns his living.
Daily grind nThe difficult, routine, or monotonous tasks of daily life.
Dairy nThe place where milk and cream are kept cool, butter is churned and cheese is made. 2. a shop where milk and its products are sold. 3. a herd of milk cows. 4. a dairy farm.
Dairying nThe business of conducting a dairy.
Dairy maid nA female worker in a dairy.
Dairy man nA male worker in a dairy.
Daisy nThe word is 'day's eye' and the flower is so called because its closes its pinky lashes and goes to sleep when the sun sets, but in the morning expands its petals to the light. 2. (slang) an excellent person.
Daisy phr"Fresh as a Daisy" - very fresh
Daisy phr"Under the Daisies" - dead, passed away.
Daisylike adjResembling or characteristic of a daisy.
Daisy roots nCockney rhyming slang for boots.
Daisy wheel nA printing device.
Dale nA valley, usually a river valley (poetic); deep or low place. 2. pit, hollow, gulf; hole in the ground.
Dale phr"Uphill and Down Dale" - here, there and everywhere. several variants are: over every hill and dale, up all hills and down all dales.'
Dale-land nThe lower and arable ground of a district.
Dale-lander nOne who lives in or near a dale.
Daleside adjThe side or banks of a dale.
Dalesman nA person, native or inhabitant who lives near or in a dale.
Dalk n.Pin brooch, clasp, buckle. 2 hollow, depression, hole
Dam nOE: demman, dem. a bank or barrier of earth, etc. built across a stream, river to obstruct its flow and raise its level. 2. a body of water held back by a dam.
Dam vbTo provide or furnish with a dam. 2. to obstuct by means of a dam. 3. (fig.) to stop up, block, obstruct, confine.
Dane nA native or inhabitant of Denmark; in older use including Northmen generally.
Danegeld nAn annual tax, imposed originally to provide funds for the protection of England against danish attack, and continually subsequently as a land tax.
Danelaw nDanish law imposed anciently over parts of England occupied by the Danes. 2. the district northeast of Watling street, where Dane prevailed.
Dane's-blood nThe plant danewort, dane-weed.
Dane's skin nA freckled skin. red hair and freckled skin were regarded as a traditional characteristic of Danish blood.
Danewort nPlants being supposed to spring up in places where Danish blood was splt in battle. 2. Sambucus elder, dwarf elder.
Dare vbOE:darian; stem of flemish and low german: bedaren: to calm, appease. 2. to gaze fixedly or stupidity. 3. to stare as one terrified, amazed or fascinated. 4. to be in dismay, to tremble with fear. lose heart, dread. 5. to lie motionless (with a sense of fear, to lie appalled, to crouch. 6. to droop with dare; to daunt with fear, terrify, paralyse with fear (dialect). 7. to be hidden, lie hidden, lurk. 8. to hide from, escape, to be unknown to. 9. to daze, paralyse, or render helpless. 10. in the sight of something: to dazzle, and fascinate.
Dare vbTo be bold, have boldness or courage. 2. to dare to go, to venture. 3. to dare to undertake to do. 4. to venture upon. 5. to venture to meet, to challenge, to defy.
Dare nA dare, an act of daring, defying, a defiance, a challenge. 2. boldness. 3. a contrivance to catch larks.
Dare phr"Dare Larks" - to fascinate and daze larks, in order to catch them (also fig: )
Dare phr"How Dare You" - how can you say that; be so rude.
Dare phr"I Dare Say" - I suppose, venture to say.
Dare phr"You Dare" - do not (with great emphasis).
Dare adjDaring, bold.
Dare-all adj.Fearless, dreadnought. 2. a covering that braves all kinds of weather
Dare devil nLit: one ready to dare the devil: one who is recklessly daring.
Dare-devil adjPertaining to the devil; recklessly daring.
Dare-devilish adjSomewhat reckless, bold or daring.
Dareful adjFull of daring or defiance. 2. full of boldness and dare, challenging, defying.
Daren't vbNot to dare or be bold or venturing.
Darer nOne who dares or ventures. 2. one who is bold, challenges and defies
Daresay vbI think something to be probable (contraction of 'I dare say'.)
Daresome adjFoolhardy, venturesome, bold, defying, challenging.
Daring nThe action of the verb (dare): adventuring, courage, boldness, hardihood, foolhardiness
Daring nThe action of the verb (dare):to gaze fixedly or stupidity. 2. esp. the catching of larks by dazzling or fascinating them3. to stare as one terrified, amazed or fascinated. 4. to be in dismay, to tremble with fear. lose heart, dread. 5. to lie motionless (with a sense of fear,to lie appalled, to crouch. 6. to droop with dare; to daunt with fear, terrify, paralyse with fear (dialect). 7. to be hidden, lie hidden, lurk. 8. to hide from, escape, to be unknown to. 9. to daze, paralyse, or render helpless. 10. in the sight of something: to dazzle, and fascinate.
Daring adjOf persons and their attributes: bold, adventorous, hardy, audacious.
Daring adjStaring, trembling or crouching in fear.
Daring-hardy adjSo bold, fearless and foolhardy to be on the point of rcckless as dare-devil.
Daringly advIn a daring, bold, fearless manner quality or state.
Daringness nThe state or quality of be daring.
Dark nAn absence of light. 2. dark time, night. 3. a dark colour, spot, blot. 3. condition of being hidden from view, obscure or unknown.
Dark vb(Superseded by 'to darken') -to make dark, to become dark. 2. of the sun or moon to suffer an eclipse. 3. to cloud, dim, obscure, hid something luminous. 4. to darken in shade or colour. 5. to be or become blind. 6. to obscure, eclipse, dim, cloud, sully. 7. to lie in the dark, hide or be unseen. 8. to listen privily and insidiously. 9. to deprive a person of lustre, renown, to eclipse someone; denigrate another.
Dark adjDevoid or deficient of light, unilluminated. 2. reflecting or transmitting little light; gloomy,sombre. 3. approaching black in hue; deep in shade, (opposite to light); of the complexion; the opposite of fair. 4. devoid of moral or spiritual light, evil, wicked, foul, insidious; (in a stronger sense) driven by turpitude or wickedness of a sombre nature; foul, iniquitious, atrocious. 5. gloomy, dismal, sad. 6. obscure in meaning. 7. indiscernible. lacking intelligence; dull and slow; not mentally alert. 8. concealed, secret as in 'to keep (or in the )dark. ; of a person: reticient, not open, concealing of thoughts or design. 9. of whom little is known or regarded; obscure in name or fame. 10. not able to see, without sight, blind; partially blind. 11. lacking intelligence; dull and slow; not mentally alert; mentally or spiritually black; uninformed, disliking of knowledge, ignorant. 12. obscure to the 'mind's eye' or to memory; indiscernible. 13. of a theatre: closed.
Dark phr"A Dark Horse" - someone who is secretive, or unusually reserved, about his feelings, plans, skills or abilities.
Dark phr"A Leap into the Dark" - a rash move.
Dark phr"Be in the Dark" - be uninformed.
Dark phr"Dark and Bloody Ground" - perhaps, an inborn folk term for Kentucky; or an ominous warning given by a Cherokee chief to white settlers.
Dark phr"Darkest Hour Comes Before the Dawn" - it is often when things seem to be at their worst that they improve.
Dark phr"Dark Night of the Soul" - a period of spiritual desolation.
Dark phr"Dark of the Moon" : cloudy and dark weather; clouded moon.
Dark phr"Don't Darken Somebody's Door" - not enter a building, somebody's home (the implication being that the person has become either a reluctant or an an welcome visitor. 2. no longer want to be allowed membership of a society or association with a business, etc.
Dark phr"In the Dark" - with little or no light. 2. in a state of ignorance, without knowledge, as concerning some particular fact
Dark phr"Keep Someone in the Dark" - to confine madmen and lunatics to a darkroom, 2. (fig.) to keep the truth or matter secret or concealed from someone. 3. a state of ignorance, without knowledge, as concerning some particular fact.
Dark phr"Keep Something Dark" - keep something secret.
Dark phr"Look On the Dark Side" - be pessimistic.
Dark phr"Never Darken My Door Again" - do not ever return.
Dark phr"Shot in the Dark" - an intelligent or lucky guess.
Dark phr"Whistle In the Dark" - to feign general confidence than one really has.
Dark-browed adjA dark-browed sophist (a plausible but fallacious reasoner/ a teacher, of philosophy, rhetoric or politics in ancient Greece.
Dark days nBlack days; troubled times, such as wartime, or catastrophic natural disasters.
Dark elf nIn Norse Mythology a member of the race of 'Dokkalfar' creatures who live underground. 2. fantasy, a member of a race or evil elves. a calque of O.N. word.
Darken vbSee vb. to dark ; to grow dark or become dark, as 'darken down.' 2. to grow clouded, gloomy or sad. 3. to make dark deprive of light(also fig.) 4. to deprive of sight, make blind (lit. and fig.). 5. to make dark or obscure in meaning. 6. to cloud, to cast a gloom or shadow over.
Darken phr"To Darken Someone's Door" (never darken my door again)
Darkened adjMade dark in shade or colour.
Darkener nOne who darkens.
Darkfall nThe coming on of the dark, dusk, nightfall, sunset.
Dark-flowing adj(Of hours, time) in dark flowing hours: through the night; esp. in the early hours of the morning.
Darkful adjFull of darkness.
Dark glasses nSpectacles with dark-tinted lenses; sunglasses.
Dark-hearted adjDisposed to doing or wishing evil; malevolent; black-hearted.
Dark-heartedly advMalevolently, blackheartedly.
Dark-heartedness nThe state or quality disposed to doing or wishing evil; malevolence, black-heartedness.
Darkhood n.State or condition of darkness.
Darkhorse nA racehorse, competitor, etc., who little is known about or who wins an event, etc., unexpectedly. 2. a candidate who wins. unexpectedly
Darkhouse adjA dark underground room.
Dark Inn n."The Dark Inn" - the grave, tomb, grass-bed, mould-earth, the pit, the delf, the deep-six, lair, narrow house, long-home, dustbin (sl), burial-place.
Darkish adjSomewhat or rather dark through the absence of light.
Darkishly advIn a darkish way or manner,
Darkishness nDarkish quality or state.
Darkle vbTo show itself darkly.to grow dark. 3. of the countenance: to become dark in anger; very angry; scorn. 4. to render dark or obscure.
Darkle phr"To Lie Darkling" - to lie in the dark, to conceal oneself.
Darkling n.One whose personality is dark; child of the darkness. 2. one whose nature and characteristics are 'dark.'
Darkling advBeing, proceeding, etc. in the dark. 2. showing itself darkly; darksome, obscure.
Darklong advTowards or inclined to the darkness.
Darkly adjIn the dark; somewhat dark . 2. in a gloomy, frowning ominous manner. 2. in an obscure, vague or mysterious manner. 4. with obscure vision, dimly, blinding.
Darkman nThe night.
Dark-minded adjPessimistic.
Darkness adjAbsence of light(total or partial). 2. the quality of being dark in shade or colour. 3. blindness. (fig.)want of spitual or intellectual sight. 4. death. 5. gloom or sorrow, distress. 6. obscurity, concealment, secrecy. 7. obscurity of meaning.
Darknet nA closed, private network used for file-sharing. (dark web, deep web.)
Dark-night nThe dark night of the soul (spiritual entity); time of despair and anguish.
Dark ride nAn indoor amusement ride where riders in guided vehicles ride through specially lit scenes, often with animated sounds, and special effects (similar to the 'ghost train')
Dark room nA room where photos are developed. 2. a dark room where sexual activity takes place, especailly in certain types of clubs.
Dark-shining adjThe dark-shining dusk of night.
Darkship nThe personality of one who is dark; darkhood, darkness.
Dark-skinned adjHaving a relatively dark skin; swarthy.
Dark-sleeper nThe fish also named 'Goby' found in south Asia, 'Odontus obscura.'
Dark-smoke nHeavily polluted smoke, as carbon emission from coalburning chimneys.
Darksome adjSomewhat dark or gloomy. 2. characterized (more or less) by darkness. 3. somewhat dark in shade or colour, sombre. 4. characterized by obscurity of meaning. 5. charactrized by gloom, sadness or cheerlessness. morally of a dark character.
Darksomely advIn a manner some what dark or gloomly. 2. sombrely. 3. obscurely in meaning. 4. sadly. cheerlessly. 5. evilly.
Dark-someness nDarkness, obscurity.
Dark Star nA star like object which emits little or no visible light, but is known to exist from other evidence.
Dark wave nA genre or movement of music first heard in the 1970s putting together elements of "New Wave' and Gothic rock with dark, thoughtful lyrics and an undertone of sorrow.
Dark-waver nA performer, fan of 'Dark Wave' music.
Dark Web nA part of the World Wide Web that is not discoverable by means of standard search engines, including passwords; protected or dynamic pages encrypted networks.
Darky n"The Darky" - the night. 2. a lantern
Darling nAn object of a person's love. 2. a favorite, pet. (transfig. & fig.)
Darling adjDearly-loved, beat-loved, favourite.
Darlingly advIn a manner of being dearly-loved and favoured.
Daswen adj.Of eyes or sight: dim.
Daughter nFemale child or offspring. 2. a female descendant; a woman in relation to her native country or place. 3. a term of affectioante address used by a senior. 4. a girl, maiden, young women. 5. fig. anything personified as female) viewed in relation to its source or origin.
Daughterdom nThe realm or world of daughters; daughters collectively.
Daughterhood n.State or condition of daughters collectively.
Daughter-in-law nThe wife of one's son.
Daughter-in-lawness nThe state or quality of being a daughter-in-law.
Daughter-i(s)lands nThe British Empire with all daughter-islands around her. - colonies; member states of the British Commonwealth.
Daughterless adjNot having or without daughhters.
Daughter-like adjResembling a daughter.
Daughterliness nState or quality of a daughter.
Daughterling nA little daughter.
Daughterly advPertaining to, or characteristic of a daughter. 2. filial, sororial.
Daughtership nCondition or relation of a daughter.
Daw vb.To dawn with day, wake or arouse from sleep, swoon, adawe. 2. to revive, bring to.
Dawing nDay, daybreak, twilight, dawning. 2. recovering from a swoon; a-bringing-to
Dawn nThe first light of day; dawn, dawning, morning, aurora, first light, daybreak, break of day, break of the day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup, cockcrow. 2. the earliest period; morning. 3. an opening time period; the break of day; the first appearance of light in the morning; show of approaching sunrise. 4. first opening or expansion; first appearance; beginning;
Dawn vbTo become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; click, get through, dawn, come home, get across, sink in, penetrate, fall into place. 2. to appear or develop. 3. become light; to begin to grow light in the morning; to grow light; to break, or begin to appear; as, the day dawns; the morning dawns. 4. to begin to give promise; to begin to appear or to expand.
Dawn phr"Crack of Dawn" - at the exact moment of surprise.
Dawn phr"Dawn of Life" - origin of the universe.
Dawn phr"Dawn of a New Day" - see: "the dawning of a new day'
Dawn phr"Dawn On" - of an idea: to occur or become aware to someone.
Dawn phr"Light Dawns" - the point is grasped.
Dawn-goddess nThe Sun-God Of various religions.
Dawning nThe first beginning of something.
Dawning phr"The Dawning of a New Day" - (idiom): a new beginning, a fresh start, an important turning point.
Dawnless adjWithout a dawn; mornless.
Dawnlight nThe light of Dawn or daybreak.
Dawnlike adjResembling dawn or some aspects of it.
Dawn-man nA generic for the first or of a very primitive form of man/womankind, such as homo erectus.
Dawntime nThe time of dawn. 2. the time when something is just beginning.
Dawn-woman nThe Earth Mother or First Mother; Eve.
Day nAny period of 24 hours. 2. a period from midnight to the following midnight. 3.(astronomy) Rotational period of a planet (especially Earth). 4. the part of a day period which one spends at one’s job, school, etc. 5. part of a day period between sunrise and sunset where one enjoys daylight; daytime. 6. a specified time or period; time, considered with reference to the existence or prominence of a person or thing; age; time. 6. a period of contention of a day or less.
Day vbTo appoint a day to anyone. 2. to cite or summon for an appointed day. 3. to submit to day by arbitration. 4. to appoint or fix a date or day. 5. to measure by the day. 6. to furnish with a day. 7. to dawn.
Day phr "A Cold day in Hell" - never (will happen.)
Day phr"A Field Day" - a very enjoyable or field day.
Day phr"All Day Long" - continuously, without a break for the whole day.
Day phr"All In a Day's Work" - within one obligations or duties.
Day phr" A Nine Day Wonder" - an exciting event, but one which will cease to arouse interest when the novelty has worn off.
Day phr"Any Day Now/Soon " soon, at any moment.
Day phr"Any Day Of the Week" - at any time.
Day phr"As the Day Lengthens, the Cold Strengthens" - early C17th traditional saying that the coldest weather arises during the day when the day begins to lengthen.
Day phr"At The End of the Day" - in due course or at the conclusion of the project
Day phr"Be the Day Weary, Be the Day Long, At Last It Rings to Evensong" - nothing good or bad last forever.
Day phr"Call It a Day" - cease involvement with some activity.
Day n"Dawn of a New Day" - to be the start of a new day.
Day phr"Day After Day" - each day as a sequel to the preceding.
Day phr"Day and Night" - all the time, around the clock. 2. continuously throughout twenty four hours.
Day phr"Day by Day" - daily, every day in turn.
Day phr"Day In, Day Out" - continuously (and monotonously) for several days. 2. repeatedly or continuously over a period of time.
Day phr"Day is Not Far off When" - it will be soon be time when something is said, happens ...
Day phr"Day of Awe" - day of Yom Kippur and Roshana.
Day phr"Day of Days" - very special day because something is important or pleasant takes place then. 2. noteworthy days in general or to somebody in particular ; a red letter day.
Day phr"Day of Reckoning" - time when one will have to account for past actions.
Day phr"Day of Wine and Roses" - a bygone era of innocence and simplicity, esp during youth.
Day phr"Day or Night" - at any time
Day phr"Day-to-Day Life" - a daily routine or continuous pattern in life, work, duties etc.
Day phr"End One's Days" - to die (over a period of time).
Day phr"Every Dog Has its Day"- good luck comes to one sooner or later. 2. eventually everyone achieves some success.
Day phr"Fall On Evil Days" - suffer unfortunate circumstances.
Day phr"For Days On End" - for many consecutive days.
Day phr"From Day One" - from the beginning or start.
Day phr"From Day to Day" - continuously without interruption. 2. as time progresses (daily).
Day phr"Have a Day Out" - have a day or period of success.
Day phr"Have a Field Day" - a very successful and enjoyable occasion.
Day phr"Have An Off Day" - a day when things don't go well.
Day phr"Have One's Day (in the Sun)" - to have a time when is prosperous and/or successful.
Day phr"Have Seen Better Days" - be past its best; have outlived its usefulness
Day phr"He Would Not Give Anyone the Time of Day" - he is unwilling to help anybody.
Day phr"I Have Had My Day" - my prime of life is over. 2. I'm no longer in the swim and am little account now.
Day phr"I Have Lost the Day" - I have been defeated; I have achieved or contributed nothing today.
Day phr"In a Day or So" - in a short period of time.
Day phr"In All One's Born Days" - ever.
Daylight phr"In Broad Daylight" - in the full light of day.
Day phr"In Days of Yore" -in remote historical times.
Day phr"In Days To Come" - the future.
Day phr"In the Cold, Hard Light of Day - in an unemotional atmosphere at a later time.
Day phr"In the Good Old Days" - earlier times remembered with fondness.
Day phr"In the Olden Days" - in the distant past.
Day phr'It's Early Days Yet" - too soon to be sure.
Day phr"Keep Something for a Rainy Day' -to keep something in reserve for later.
Day phr"Late in the Day" - only when the project is well advanced.
Day phr"Make a Day of It" - spend all day doing something enjoyable.
Day phr"Make Somebody Day" - give somebody a welcome surprise.
Day phr"Man of His Day" - someone who is famous among his contemporaries.
Day phr"Meet One's Day of Reckoning" - the final judgement of God. 2. any time or event which responsibility will be assigned.
Day phr"Name the Day" -announce the date of a forthcoming event.
Day phr"Not Give the Time of day to" - one unwilling to give help to others.
Day phr"Not Have all Day" - have only a limited time.
Day phr"One of These Days" - in the future
Day phr"One of Those Days" - a time when things do not go to plan.
Day phr"One's Day is Over" - one has outlived their usefulness or importance.
Day phr"Open as the Day" - totally honest.
Day phr"See Daylight" - to get the right answer.
Day phr"See the Light of Day" - to be made public.
Day phr"That Will the Day" - that is very unlikely.
Day phr"The Other Day" - one day recently.
Day phr"Today a Man, Tomorrow a Mouse" - fortune is so fickle that one day we mat be at the top of the world, and the next day at the bottom.
Day phr"Tomorrow Will be An Other Day" - there will be further opportunity (said with consolation of disappointment).
Day phr"To This Day" - to the present time.
Day phr"Win the Day" - carry the day, be victorious, succeed.
Day and Night nAll the time, around the clock, unceasingly.
Daybeam nThe light or sunbeam of the day.
Daybed n.Sofa, couch, divan, lounge, a bed to rest on during the day.
Dayberry nA local name for the gooseberry.
Dayblind adjSuffering from day-blindness.
Day-blindness nA visual defect in which rhe eyes see badly, or not at all, during daylight, but well by artificial light.
Day-boarder nA pupil who has meals at school but is a non-resident.
Day-body nA person taken up by things of the day;
Daybook n.Diary. 2. a nautical logbook.
Daybreak nDawn, daybreak, dayrawe, dayrim, first streak of day, first appearanace of light in the morning, daylight.
Daybreaking adjThe first moments of day; dawnbreaking.
Daycare nDaytime supervision, usually children.
Dayglow nThe airglow of the sky during day.
Dayfall nDawn, daybreak, dayrawe, dayrim, first streak of day, daylight.
Day god nBalder, Anglo-saxon God of Light. 2. Hemera, Greek goddess of daylight, day.
Dayish adj.Diurnal, of or pertaining to day.
Day-length adjThe length of the day applied to special times of the year.
Dayless adj.Devoid of day or night. 2. without redress, resource or result. 3. devoid of the light of day. 4. not divisible by day.
Daylight nThe light of day. 2. time of day; daylight, 3. time when daylight appears. 4. (fig.) full light of knowledge, observation, openness, publicity. 5. daybreak. 6. (sl) the eyes.
Daylight phr"Beat the Living Daylights Out (of Somebody)" - beat severely, knock senseless.
Daylight phr"Frighten the Living Daylights Out (of Somebody)" - terrify somebody.
Daylight phr"In Broad Daylight" - in the full view of the light of day.
Daylight phr"Let Daylight Into" - lit. allow or facilitate the entry of daylight into a room, place etc.
Daylight phr"See Daylight" - to get the right answer. 2. perceive an eventual solution.
Daylighted adjProvided with daylight. 2. lighted by the day.
Daylight-like adjResembling daylight or some aspect it.
Daylights nSl) eyes. 2. mental soundness, wits, consciousness.
Daylike adjResembling day or some aspect of it.
Day lily nAny plants of the genus Hemerocallus.
Day-lived adjShort duration; ephemeral. 2. impulsive, shallow things, objects. and desires.
Daylong adjLasting all day; lasting all through the day; diurnal. 2. life-long.
Day-loving nExcessive fondness for the day; hemerophillic.
Dayman nOne employed for the day, or for duty on a special day.
Daymare n.Opposite of nightmare.
Daymark nA mark visibl(e during the day only -such as a tower) designed to help navigators to find their way.
Daynighter nA sporting match which starts during the day and continues into the evening.
Day-off nA day of vacation. 2. a day when one does not attend work, school etc.
Day-old adjNewly-born; diurnal.
Day out nA day's outing; a day excursion.
Dayrawe n.First streak of day or dawn; sometimes: dayrewe, dayrim
Dayrim n.Rim of light of the coming of day, dawn, daystreak, dyrise, peep of day.
Dayrise nDawn, daystreak, dayrawe, dayrim, dayrise.
Dayroom nA room, esp. a communal room in an institution, used during the day.
Daysack nA small rucksack for use on one-day hike.
Dayset nSunset, the setting down of day (sun).
Dayshift nRegularly scheduled work during daylight hours.
Dayshut nDusk, sundown, sunset, close of day.
Dayside nThe side of a planet that faces towards the sun around which it orbits . 2. newspaper staff that work during the day.
Day-sight nA visual defect in which the eyes see clearly only in the day.
Daysman n.Umpire, arbitrator.
Dayspring n.Dawn, daybreak, early dawn, daystreak, dayrawe, dayrim, dayrise.
Daystar nThe morning star; hence the emblem of hope and better prospects. 2. the sun as the orb of the day.
Daystone nStione found on the surface.
Daystreak nDawn, daylight, dayspring, dayrise.
Day-sun nThe Sun.
Daytale nParallel to Chaucer's "night-tale" where the sense "reckoning' appears to pass into that of time, reckoned or counted.
Daytaler nA day labourer or journeyman.
Daytime nThe time of daylight.
Daywater nSurface water.
Daywear nClothes to be worn during daytime.
Daywork nDay's work; work done during the daytime. 2. the amount of land that could be worked in a day.

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