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- proper noun A patronymic
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Back in Ye Olden Dayes, soda pop came in 8-ounce bottles, but gradually the size of a bottle of soda grew and grew.
Awlso yuu bees lukkee, becuz dis iz wun ov mai Gud Dayes!
Guess which one - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger? 2008
In the Olde Dayes, before the computer, when writers had to type on a typewriter In the snow.
25 lines per page? Miss Snark 2006
And supposing that twelve men should take 12 bells with intent to ring the changes on them, they would be Seventy five Years, ten Months, one Week and three Dayes in ringing them, according to the proportion of ringing 720 changes in an hour; reckoning 24 hours to the day, and 365 dayes in the Year.
Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing Wherein is laid down plain and easie Rules for Ringing all sorts of Plain Changes Richard Duckworth
Therefore under Cecil's Act establishing extra "Fishe Dayes," no fisherman "using or haunting the sea" could be pressed off-hand to serve in the Queen's Navy.
An illustration of the hand-organ of that period is given in Knight's _London_  being one of a collection of street views published by Dayes in 1789.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 "Banks" to "Bassoon" Various
Doctors and Gentlemen were invited to supper in the President's lodging, where after supper they were entertained with a shew before mentioned, to witt, _The Seven Dayes in the Weeke_, to which, by this time, there was somewhat added, but not much: all was most kindly accepted, and the nighte was spent in great mirth.
Christmas: Its Origin and Associations Together with Its Historical Events and Festive Celebrations During Nineteen Centuries William Francis Dawson
See p. 76, _Three Weekes, three Dayes, and three Houres
English Travellers of the Renaissance Clare Howard
But in 1563 appeared a handsome folio, the editio princeps of _Acts and Monumentes of these latter and perillous Dayes, touching matters of the Church_, better known as Foxe's Book of Martyrs.
A Short History of English Printing, 1476-1898 Henry R. Plomer 1901
Dayes but dare make no longer stay, for fear the cuntry should come downe uppon us.
Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period Illustrative Documents 1898
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