Oooh, a tiny one! “Day light” and “day’s light” were the most common way to spell this concept; Shakespeare was a very early hyphenator (remember what Michael Drout said about a hyphen stage on the way to compound worddity). Google’s n-gram viewer give us this:

• 3.017 The daylight is dying!
• 9.066 in the daylight,

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