day·​book ˈdā-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce daybook (audio)

Examples of daybook in a Sentence

each night, before bed, she jots down her thoughts in a daybook
Recent Examples on the Web Pruitt’s remarks at the meeting were listed on his public schedule and described as being open to the press on a federal daybook of events. Washington Post, 22 May 2018 DAYBOOK: Trump and Pence have no public events today. James Hohmann, Washington Post, 9 Aug. 2017 DAYBOOK: Trump will have lunch with the vice president followed by a meeting with the secretary of state. James Hohmann, Washington Post, 17 July 2017 DAYBOOK: Trump and Pence have no public events scheduled. James Hohmann, Washington Post, 5 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1571, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of daybook was in 1571

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“Daybook.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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