from The Century Dictionary.
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- adjective rare Matutinal.
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The matutine intellect of the poet, keeping in advance of the glare of philosophy, always dwells in this auroral atmosphere.
The chairs were removed, and the jingling of glasses announced the arrival of the preliminaries of the matutine symposion.
Rookwood William Harrison Ainsworth 1843
"Hewson and Hobbes were down at the matutine bathing; of course Arthur Audley, the bather par excellence glory of headers: Arthur they called him for love and for euphony: so were they bathing There where in mornings was custom, where, over a ledge of granite, Into a granite bason descended the amber torrent.
The Germ, Issue #1: Thoughts Toward Nature in Poetry, Literature, and Art Germ: Various Authors 1848
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