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open day

noun
1.
an occasion on which an institution, such as a school, is open for inspection by the public Also called at-home US and Canadian name open house
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  • Afterwards the expiation might have been accomplished in the open day, on the Place de la Concorde, in face of the Tuileries.

  • Under the bramble-bush they lay Betwixt the dusk and the open day.

    Poems by the Way William Morris
  • The next moment he laughed at himself for giving even a thought to such nonsense, and stepped forth once more into the open day.

    A Secret of the Lebombo Bertram Mitford
  • My Isidora has desired my presence, And strange, admits me in the open day.

    Olla Podrida Frederick Marryat
  • But she could not fill her days with anxieties and suspicions, and she turned to Louis Akers as a flower to the open day.

    A Poor Wise Man Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • He was a strange visitant to the open day, between the green hedges, beneath the enormous branching of the elms.

    Henry Brocken Walter J. de la Mare
  • It is worth relating for its boldness; for it was in the open day, when all eyes were upon them.

  • In crusading Spain he had not ventured to practise his creed in the open day, and thus escaped more easily.

    The Earl of Beaconsfield James Anthony Froude
  • Now these stolen visits are sweeter, perhaps, and more efficacious, than if they took place in freedom and the open day.

    Willy Reilly William Carleton
  • I have acted boldly, in the open day, in the presence of the magistracy: there lias been nothing secret or concealed.

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