from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A day on which callers are received.


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  • In this method, a statistical relationship between observed visits to non-market resources of natural beauty and the costs of visiting those resources is derived and used as a surrogate demand curve from which the consumer’s surplus per visit-day can be measured.

    Environmental and ecological economics

  • (wasn't it? ...) shall I still be more considerate and put off the visit-day to next week? mind, you let it be as you like it best to be -- I mean, as is most convenient 'for the nonce' to you and your friend -- because all days are equal, as to that matter of convenience, to your other friend of this ilk,

    The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846


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