daysworth

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Etymology[edit]

From day +‎ -s- +‎ -worth.

Noun[edit]

daysworth (uncountable)

  1. The amount of something that is expected to last for or be produced in one day.
    • 2002, John Barth, Coming Soon!!!: A Narrative, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt →ISBN, page 333
      [...] they will have topped off their aging auto's fuel tank and laid in a few daysworth of standby provisions and spare cash. Just In Case.
    • 2004, Harold Strachan, Make a Skyf, Man!, Jacana Media →ISBN, page 141
      Spiers gives us the whole daysworth of exercise in one whack, a solid hour, and by the end of it I'm ready for my solitary, where I'll have to lie down a bit, exhausted, and wonder at the perplexing frenetic nature of life out there [...]
    • 2012, John Barth, Final Fridays: Essays, Lectures, Tributes & Other Nonfiction, 1995-, Counterpoint Press →ISBN, page 154
      Even among the skeptical and conservative, we're told, many withdrew a wad of extra cash and laid in some daysworth of nonperishable food and jugged water, as their government's Y2K advisors recommended.

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