Definition of daytal in US English:

daytal

adjective

  • Of work or wages: arranged or paid by the day. Of a worker, especially a manual worker: hired or paid by the day; (more loosely) hired on a casual basis. In later use chiefly English regional (northern).

Origin

Late 15th century (in an earlier sense). From day + tale.

Pronunciation

daytal

/ˈdeɪtl/