from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of crepuscule.

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  • n. variant of crepuscule

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Twilight.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Twilight; the light of the morning from the first dawn to sunrise, and of the evening from sunset to darkness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the time of day immediately following sunset


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  • It wasn't yet dawn, and the forest was filled with mist and gray-blue light; crepuscle, the mysterious half-light that comes at both ends of the day, when the small secret things come out to feed.

    Drums of Autumn

  • Cæsar already understood this; his mysterious and obscure connection with Cleopatra had certainly for ultimate motive and reason this political necessity; and Antony, in marrying Cleopatra, probably only applied more or less shrewdly the ideas that Cæsar had originated in the refulgent crepuscle of his tempestuous career.

    Characters and events of Roman History

  • S.en from the Grand Canal or from a window opposite, it is pretentious and an interloper, particularly if the slender and distinguished Gothic windows of the apse of S. Gregorio are also visible; seen from any distant enough spot, its dome and towers fall with equal naturalness into the majestic Venetian pageant of full light, or the fairy Venetian mirage of the crepuscle.

    A Wanderer in Venice

  • Philadelphia's naked bike ride held this Sunday at dusk, finally uniting testicle with crepuscle ...

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