Morning

Definition of Morning

Morn´ing   Pronunciation: môrn´ĭng
n.1.The first or early part of the day, variously understood as the earliest hours of light, the time near sunrise; the time from midnight to noon, from rising to noon, etc.
2.The first or early part; as, the morning of life.
3.The goddess Aurora.
a.1.Pertaining to the first part or early part of the day; being in the early part of the day; as, morning dew; morning light; morning service.
She looks as clear
As morning roses newly washed with dew.
- Shak.
Morning gown
a gown worn in the morning before one is dressed for the day.
Morning gun
a gun fired at the first stroke of reveille at military posts.
Morning sickness
(Med.) nausea and vomiting, usually occurring in the morning; - a common sign of pregnancy.
Morning star
a - Any one of the planets (Venus, Jupiter, Mars, or Saturn) when it precedes the sun in rising, esp. Venus. Cf. Evening star, Evening.
b - Satan. See Lucifer.
Since he miscalled the morning star,
Nor man nor fiend hath fallen so far.
- Byron.

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