Definition of Day by day
1. Adverb. Gradually and progressively. "His health weakened day by day"
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Literary usage of Day by day
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... As though a hole him had I made a leech, And day by day he gan require and seech A sooth of this, with all his full cure, ..."
2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"On the 9th January, 1324, the traveller, now in his seventieth year, and sinking day by day under bodily infirmity, sent for a neighboring priest and notary ..."