measuring-day

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In mining, the day when the mine foreman or other official measures the work done by the contract miners.

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Examples

  • Rendering Christ a low and carnal business, &c. But at the measuring-day, at the day when the golden reed shall be the alone rule: then you shall see this city, and her gates discovered in their own glory, holiness, and beauty.

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 03

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