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school day

any day on which school is conducted.
the daily hours during which school is conducted:
The school day here is from nine to three.
Origin of school day
1580-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • It is to be noted how prominently this early comedy figures in the list of evidences of his school-day memories.

    The Facts About Shakespeare William Allan Nielson
  • I don't care if we do have to study for six hours every school-day.

    Our Little Swiss Cousin Mary Hazelton Wade
  • The school next day pleased me still more, and I was glad that I had a school-day at the place.

  • It was kind of you to write it, though it was your school-day.

    Charlotte Bront T. Wemyss Reid
  • On the second school-day, fifty girls attended, and the number soon reached one hundred.

  • Joe and Mattie discuss these plans at the close of Joe's school-day, as they sit on his piazza, his flute for the time silent.

    The Story of a Life J. Breckenridge Ellis
  • Then there would only be one little hour's worry left, and that school-day could be laid by as another trouble got through.

    Pelle the Conqueror, Complete Martin Anderson Nexo
  • Her school-day tasks completed, what great object comes in their stead?

    The Young Maiden A. B. (Artemas Bowers) Muzzey
  • The Xnet wasn't much fun in the middle of the school-day, when all the people who used it were in school.

    Little Brother Cory Doctorow
  • Something alien had intruded into the old, perfect, school-day comradeship—something that threatened to mar it.

    Anne Of The Island Lucy Maud Montgomery

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