daily dozen
noun Date: 1919 1. a series of physical exercises to be performed daily ; workout 2. a set of routine duties or tasks

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  • daily dozen — {n.}, {informal} Gymnastic exercises; especially, several different exercises done daily. * /The boys did their daily dozen early each morning./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • daily dozen — {n.}, {informal} Gymnastic exercises; especially, several different exercises done daily. * /The boys did their daily dozen early each morning./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • daily dozen — ☆ daily dozen n. Informal gymnastic setting up exercises (originally twelve) done daily …   English World dictionary

  • daily dozen — n. a short set of daily exercises. □ I need to do my daily dozen before breakfast. □ A daily dozen would be good for you …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • daily\ dozen — noun informal Gymnastic exercises; especially, several different exercises done daily. The boys did their daily dozen early each morning …   Словарь американских идиом

  • daily dozen — n. physical exercises performed each day; set of routine duties; daily tasks …   English contemporary dictionary

  • daily dozen — noun Etymology: so called from its being originally a set of 12 exercises 1. : a series of setting up exercises to be performed daily : workout 2. : a set of routine duties or tasks …   Useful english dictionary

  • daily dozen — Informal. a set of calisthenic exercises to be done each day, originally a set of 12 or more such exercises. [1915 20, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • daily dozen — noun informal, dated regular exercises, especially those done first thing in the morning …   English new terms dictionary

  • daily dozen — dai′ly doz′en n. inf a set of calisthenic exercises to be done each day, orig. a set of 12 or more such exercises • Etymology: 1915–20, amer …   From formal English to slang

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