lay day

noun

Definition of lay day

1 : one of the days allowed by the charter for loading or unloading a vessel
2 : a day of delay in port

First Known Use of lay day

1845, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Lay day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lay%20day. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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