As adjectives the difference between day and sextan
is that day
is thick, deep, dense while sextan
is (obsolete|medicine) that recurs on the sixth day.
As a noun sextan is
(obsolete|medicine) such a fever.
* daie (archaic)
Any period of 24 hours.
A period from midnight to the following midnight.
(lb) Rotational period of a planet (especially Earth).
The part of a day period which one spends at one’s job, school, etc.
, title=[http://openlibrary.org/works/OL5535161W Mr. Pratt's Patients]
Part of a day period between sunrise and sunset where one enjoys daylight; daytime.
, title=(The Celebrity
, passage=The day
was cool and snappy for August, and the Rise all green with a lavish nature. Now we plunged into a deep shade with the boughs lacing each other overhead, and crossed dainty, rustic bridges over the cold trout-streams,
A specified time or period; time, considered with reference to the existence or prominence of a person or thing; age; time.
*:This new-comer was a man who in any company would have seemed striking.Indeed, all his features were in large mold, like the man himself, as though he had come from a day when skin garments made the proper garb of men.
*:If they had no more food than they had had in Jones's day , at least they did not have less.
A period of contention of a day or less.
* a broken clock is right twice a day
* as the day is long
* calendar day
* Canada Day
* day after day
* daycare, day care
* day job
* day laborer
* day letter
* day nursery
* day off
* day of reckoning
* day one
* day return
* day school
* day to day
* day trader
* day trip
* day boarder
* day bed
* dollar day
* every dog has its day
* field day
* flag day, Flag Day
* have its day
* have seen one's day
* holy day
* judgment day
* rainy day
* save the day
* sick day
* tomorrow is another day
* Victoria day
(rare) To spend a day (in a place).
* 2008 , Richard F. Burton, Arabian Nights, in 16 volumes , page 233:
- When I nighted and dayed in Damascus town,
(obsolete, medicine) That recurs on the sixth day
(obsolete, medicine) Such a fever