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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Twilight


TWI'LIGHT, noun

1. The faint light which is reflected upon the earth after sunset and before sunrise; crepuscular light. In latitudes remote from the equator, the twilight is of much longer duration than at and near the equator.

2. Dubious or uncertain view; as the twilight or probability.

TWI'LIGHT, adjective Obscure; imperfectly illuminated; shaded.

O'er the twilight groves and dusky caves.

1. Seen or done by twilight