Daily
Daily Dai"ly (d[=a]"l[y^]), a. [AS. d[ae]gl[=i]c; d[ae]g day + -l[=i]c like. See {Day}.] Happening, or belonging to, each successive day; diurnal; as, daily labor; a daily bulletin. [1913 Webster]

Give us this day our daily bread. --Matt. vi. 11. [1913 Webster]

Bunyan has told us . . . that in New England his dream was the daily subject of the conversation of thousands. --Macaulay.

Syn: {Daily}, {Diurnal}.

Usage: Daily is Anglo-Saxon, and diurnal is Latin. The former is used in reference to the ordinary concerns of life; as, daily wants, daily cares, daily employments. The latter is appropriated chiefly by astronomers to what belongs to the astronomical day; as, the diurnal revolution of the earth. [1913 Webster]

Man hath his daily work of body or mind Appointed, which declares his dignity, And the regard of Heaven on all his ways. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Half yet remains unsung, but narrower bound Within the visible diurnal sphere. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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