class day

noun

: a day of the commencement season in American universities, colleges, and schools on which the senior class holds exercises usually consisting of the reading of a class history and poem, or the delivery of a class oration, and other similar observances

Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of class day was in 1833

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“Class day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/class%20day. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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