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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In the daytime.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By day, or every day; in the daytime.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • By day; in the daytime.
  • On or in the day or time: only in the compound phrase nowadays (which see).


From Middle English a- + day + -s, genitive ending. Old English a ("on") + dæges (genitive of "day"). (Wiktionary)



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