Definition of daily dozen in English:

daily dozen


informal, dated
  • Regular exercises, especially those done first thing in the morning.

    ‘that ten-minute daily dozen’
    • ‘Typical physical training regimes consist of the ‘daily dozen,’ and for the most part, are oriented toward high Army physical fitness training scores.’
    • ‘Rising at half past seven, he would do the ‘daily dozen’ stretching exercises and breakfast off toast, marmalade and a mug of tea.’
    • ‘Every morning I go and do my daily dozen under the trees before breakfast.’