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day

(Morning), noun broad daylight, daylight, daylight hours, daytime, full day, full sun, light of day, sunlight hours

day

(24 Hours), noun date, during a 24-hour cycle, peeiod from dawn to dark, solar day, time between sunrise and sunset, twenty-four hours
Associated concepts: calendar day, day certain, day fixed for trial, day in court, day of trial, day rule, day writ, grace day, judicial day, natural day, work day
See also: date

day

24 hours, from midnight to midnight. See TIME OF DAY.

DAY. A division of time. It is natural, and then it consists of twenty-four hours, or the space of time which elapses while the earth makes a complete revolution on its axis; or artificial, which contains the time, from the rising until the setting of the sun, and a short time before rising and after setting. Vide Night; and Co. Lit. 135, a.
     2. Days are sometimes calculated exclusively, as when an act required that an appeal should be made within twenty days after a decision. 3 Penna. 200; 3 B. & A. 581; 15 Serg. & Rawle, 43. In general, if a thing is to be done within such a time after such a fact, the day of the fact shall be taken inclusively. Hob. 139; Doug. 463; 3 T. R. 623; Com. Dig. Temps, A; 3 East, 407.
     3. The law, generally, rejects fractions of days, but in some cases it takes notice of such parts. 2 B. & A. 586. Vide Date.
     4. By the custom of some places, the word day's is understood to be working days, and not including Sundays. 3 Espin. N. P. C. 121. Vide, generally, 2 Chit. Bl. 141, note 3; 1 Chit. Pr. 774, 775; 3 Chit. Pr. 110; Lill. Reg. h. t; 1 Rop. Leg. 518; 15 Vin. Ab. 554; Dig. 33, 1, 2; Dig. 50, 16, 2, 1; Id. 2, 12, 8; and articles Hour; Month; Year.

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When watching many old films on television with great film stars of the past, it's understandable but very hard to associate the following stars with their real names, in brackets: John Wayne (Marion Michael Morrison), Kirk Douglas (Issur Danielovitch), Tony Curtis (Bernard Schwarz), Doris Day (Doris Kappelhoff), Mickey Rooney (Joe Yule), Ray Milland (Reginald Truscott Jones), Cary Grant (Archibald Leach), Judy Garland (Frances Gumm), Ginger Rogers (Virginia Katherine McMath), Rita Hayworth (Margarita Carmen Cansino), Veronica Lake (Constance Ockleman), Dorothy Lamour (Dorothy Kaumeyer), Robert Taylor (Spangler Arlington Brugh), and last but by no means least Walter Matthau (Walter Matasschanskayasky).
In East Belfast, Doris Day was ousted - according to the leadership - because he was attempting to change the organisation's motto from Quis Separabit to Que Sera Sera.
Melcher, the son of actress Doris Day, died on Friday night at his Beverly Hills home after a long battle with skin cancer.
Rashid has written Alim's mother, Nuru, as a former Doris Day wannabe, drawing heavily on references to Day's 1960s sex comedies, especially That Touch of Mink (1962) with Grant, which Rashid and his mother watched together when he was a boy.
Bush] seems like a guy who's more into Doris Day than Dorothy, and who might have confused `weapons of spirit' with his missile defense shield," Walsh said.
The National Post, with increasingly desperate attempts to find readers and e-mail addresses, has turned Jeff's pilgrimage into a Web convergence strategy not unlike Stock Day (speaking of paint drying) of Doris Day fame.