from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Composed by candlelight, or at night.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Composed by candlelight, or by night; of or pertaining to night studies; laborious or painstaking.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Composed by candle-light; pertaining to nocturnal study or serious thought.


Latin lucubratorius. (Wiktionary)



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  • Lucubratory is a new word for me. A special word for 'composed by candlelight' – fab. Do we also have a word for 'composed by electric light'? or torchlight, firelight, daylight?

    November 15, 2012