One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1An arbitrator; a mediator. Compare earlier "daying""dayment" Chiefly archaic and historical in later use.
2A man who is hired or paid by the day; a day labourer; a casual labourer. Compare earlier dayman.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in The New Testament. From the genitive of day + man.
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