play-day

play-day

n
a day given to play
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By bribes of gingerbread of her own making, stamped with a royal crown, she tempted their sunny sportiveness beneath the gloomy portal of the Province House, and would often beguile them to spend a whole play-day there, sitting in a circle round the verge of her hoop petticoat, greedily attentive to her stories of a dead world.
Gathergold, in his young play-days, before his fingers were gifted with the touch of transmutation, had been accustomed to build of snow.
Since that time, Phrixus had married the king's daughter; and the two young princes had been born and brought up at Colchis, and had spent their play-days in the outskirts of the grove, in the center of which the Golden Fleece was hanging upon a tree.
Yorkshire Wind Orchestra is organising a play-day event at Bradford Grammar School on November 1.