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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
 
126. Evening. [Midnight.]
 
  
NOUN:EVENING, eve; decline of day, fall of day, close of day; candlelight, candle-lighting; eventide, evensong [eccl. or archaic], vespers [eccl.], nighttide [archaic], nightfall, curfew, dusk, twilight, eleventh hour; sunset, sundown; going down of the sun, cockshut [obs.], dewy eve, gloaming, bedtime.
  AFTERNOON, post meridiem [L.], p.m.
  MIDNIGHT; dead of night, witching hour of night, witching time of night, killing-time.
  AUTUMN; fall, fall of the leaf; harvest, autumnal equinox; Indian summer, St. Luke’s summer, St. Martin’s summer.
  WINTER, hiems [L.].
  
ADJECTIVE:VESPER, vespertine, nocturnal; autumnal.
  WINTRY, winterly, brumous, brumal.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Midnight, the outpost of advancing day.—Longfellow
  2. Sable-vested Night.—Milton
  3. This gorgeous arch with golden worlds inlay’d.—Young
  4. The gradual dusky veil.—Collins

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