- plural of
- A particular time or period of vague extent.
Things were more relaxed in Grandpa's days.
1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 1, in The Celebrity:
- In the old days, […], he gave no evidences of genius whatsoever. He never read me any of his manuscripts, […], and therefore my lack of detection of his promise may in some degree be pardoned. But he had then none of the oddities and mannerisms which I hold to be inseparable from genius, and which struck my attention in after days when I came in contact with the Celebrity.
2013 August 10, Lexington, “Keeping the mighty honest”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8848:
- The [Washington] Post's proprietor through those turbulent [Watergate] days, Katharine Graham, held a double place in Washington’s hierarchy: at once regal Georgetown hostess and scrappy newshound, ready to hold the establishment to account. That is a very American position.
That's how he ended his days.
plural of days
days (not comparable)
- During the day.
- She works days at the garage.
Most common English words before 1923 in Project Gutenberg: name · among · done · #211: days · something · gave · asked