Definition of well-day

: a day characterized by one's freedom from sickness the victim of a slight, ramshackly physique … never knowing a well-day— V. L. Parrington specifically : one free from attacks of a recurrent disorder repeated cold and hot fits … with one or more well-days between them — Michael Underwood

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First Known Use of well-day

1631, in the meaning defined above

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“Well-day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-day. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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