lay day

lay day

noun
1.
Commerce. one of a certain number of days allowed by a charter party for loading or unloading a vessel without demurrage.
2.
Nautical. a day in which a vessel is delayed in port.

Origin:
1835–45

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To lay day
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: lay course
Next Definition: lay days
Words Near: lay day
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for lay day
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing lay day
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature