Definition of Market day

1. Noun. A fixed day for holding a public market.

Generic synonyms: Day

Definition of Market day

1. Noun. the day of the week in which a market is held in some particular location ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Market Day

market analysis
market analyst
market anarchy
market basket
market bell
market capitalisation
market capitalization
market capitalizations
market cross
market day (current term)
market discipline
market economy
market forces
market foreclosure
market foreclosures
market garden
market gardening
market gardens
market jitters
market keeper
market letter
market maker
market opening
market order

Literary usage of Market day

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1. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"... the customary words: "Messieurs, when it shall be your pleasure." The funeral started. It was the market-day for flowers on the Place de la Madeleine. ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1904)
"It is further proved that Wednesday is the stock market day at Baltimore, and that plaintiff's object was to have his cattle there In time for the Wednesday ..."

3. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett, David Jardine by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett, David Jardine (1819)
"No; Saturday is the market-day there. Will you swear that Friday is not the market-day ?—They might sell butchers meat, or something of that kmd. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Edward Hyde East, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"And further it was proved, that the defendant immediately after delivered 40 of the bags, but did not deliver the remainder at the next market day. ..."

5. South America: Observations and Impressions by James Bryce Bryce (1912)
"... see on the market day — Sunday — when the Indians from many miles round come to sell and buy and enjoy themselves. It is a good type of the well-to-do ..."

6. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"soon as the same has been cast up, and again at the opening of the market on the subsequent market-day ; and the total quantity of corn and total of money ..."

7. France by Morgan (Sydney), Thomas Charles Morgan (1817)
"market day at Mon- treuil.—Peasant Dwelling.—Morals.—Domestic Manners and Affections.—Religion.—Religious Proces- . sions.—Popular Superstitions.—Diet. ..."

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