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

Word History


day + tale (count)

First Known Use

1548, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of daytale was in 1548

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“Daytale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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