dayman

noun
day·​man | \ ˈdāmən, -ˌman \
plural daymen

Definition of dayman

1 : a worker paid by time rather than piecework : day laborer
2 : one (as a stagehand or sailor) who works during the daytime

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First Known Use of dayman

1584, in the meaning defined above

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“Dayman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dayman. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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