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The first light of day.  Synonyms: aurora, break of day, break of the day, dawn, dawning, daybreak, dayspring, first light, morning, sunrise, sunup.  "They talked until morning"

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"Cockcrow" Quotes from Famous Books

... scared fowls and a drover of the Garfagnana, who, taking me at first for a crimp, ran at me gibbering with a knife. I pacified him, luckily, before it was too late, and crouched with him until daylight, expecting discovery at every outcry. Not until then did the house seem asleep. But about cockcrow there was a silence as of the dead, and that time was judged favourable by my companion-in-hiding to get clear away. Knife in mouth he crept out of cover and went tiptoe by the house. The poor fellow was crimped at the corner by some wakeful sentry and tied up to fight the Grand Duke. So ...
— The Fool Errant • Maurice Hewlett

Words linked to "Cockcrow" :   time of day, sunset, hour

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