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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section VI. Time
2. Time with reference to a particular Period
 
125. Morning. [Noon.]
 
  
NOUN:MORNING, morn, matins [eccl.], morningtide [rare or poetic], forenoon, a.m., prime, dawn, daybreak; dayspring, foreday [chiefly Scot.], sun-up [U. S.], peep of day, break of day; aurora; first blush of the morning, first flush of the morning, prime of the morning; twilight, crepuscle or crepuscule, sunrise; daylight, daypeep, cockcrow, cockcrowing; the small hours, the wee sma’ hours [Scot.].
  NOON, midday, noonday, noontide, meridian, prime; nooning, noontime.
  SPRING, springtide, springtime, seedtime; vernal equinox.
  SUMMER, summertide, summertime, midsummer.
  
ADJECTIVE:MATIN, matutinal, matinal, matutinary [rare]; crepuscular.
  NOON, noonday, midday, meridional [rare in this sense].
  SPRING, vernal, vernant [obs.].
  SUMMER, æstival or estival.
  
ADVERB:AT SUNRISE &c. n.; with the lark, when the morning dawns.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. At shut of evening flowers.—Paradise Lost
  2. Entre chien et loup.
  3. Flames in the forehead of the morning sky.—Milton
  4. The breezy call of incense-breathing morn.—Gray

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