day·​tale | \ ˈdātᵊl \

Definition of daytale

dialectal, England
: the reckoning especially of work or wages by the day a daytale laborer

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First Known Use of daytale

1548, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for daytale

day + tale (count)

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“Daytale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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