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Daylight

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in drinking bumpers, means that the wine-glass is not full to the brim; between the wine and the rim of the wine-glass light may be seen. Toast-masters used to cry out, “Gentlemen, no daylights nor heeltaps”—the heeltap being a little wine left at the bottom of the glass. The glass must be filled to the brim, and every drop of it must be drunk.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Davy
Davy (Snuffy)
Davy Jones’s Locker
Davy’s Sow
Dawson (Bully)
Day
Day of the Barricades
Day of the Dupes
Day-dream
Daylight
Daylights
Days set apart as Sabbaths
Daysman
Dayspring
Daystar (The)
De Bonne Grâce (French)
De Die in Diem
De Facto
De Haut en Bas
De Jure (Latin)