Meaning of “early-closing day” in the English Dictionary

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"early-closing day" in British English

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early-closing daynoun [ C ]

uk /ˌɜː.liˈkləʊ.zɪŋ ˌdeɪ/ us /ˌɝː.liˈkloʊ.zɪŋ ˌdeɪ/

Examples from literature

  • It was early-closing day in the village, and he found the old man just locking up his door prepared for a ramble. 

(Definition of “early-closing day” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)