Definition of Dayworks
1. daywork [n] - See also: daywork
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dayworks
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Literary usage of Dayworks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Agrarian Problem in the Sixteenth Century by Richard Henry Tawney (1912)
"... down to the dissolution of the monasteries " every tenant did lead to the castle in the prior's time one load of hay, mow three several dayworks of hay, ..."
2. English Economic History: Select Documents edited by Alfred Edward Bland (1919)
"Edmund Prest holds 5 acres and renders yearly The prior of Hornchurch holds 66 acres and 2 dayworks of land and 1 rood of meadow of encroachment and renders ..."
3. Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society edited by Charles William Sutton (1899)
"... the villeins holding oxgangs of land in bondage at a money rent, and owing small sums of money for dayworks remitted, the bordars holding cottage lots ..."
4. Management Desk Alliance/Leicest by HarperCollins Publishers Limited, Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society (1899)
"... in bondage at a money rent, and owing small sums ol money for dayworks remitted, the bordars holding cottage lots at small rents, often paid in kind, ..."
5. The English Village Community Examined in Its Relations to the Manorial and by Frederic Seebohm (1905)
"They work 3 days a week throughout the year, excepting Easter week and Pentecost, and 13 days at Christmas. In autumn they do 4 dayworks at reaping, ..."