year and a day

noun

Definition of year and a day

: the time allowed in various legal limitations of time for an act or an event to take place so that there shall certainly be an interim of a full year from and including the day an event happens when this period is computed after an event

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History and Etymology for year and a day

Middle English yere and a day

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“Year and a day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/year%20and%20a%20day. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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