from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as matutinal.
  • Matins.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Matutinal.

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  • adjective 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.

    A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers 1849

  • 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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