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Correct spelling: night
- n[= i]t, n. the end of the day: the time from sunset to sunrise: darkness: ignorance, affliction, or sorrow: death.-- ns. NIGHT'- BELL, a bell for use at night-- of a physician, & c.; NIGHT'- BIRD, a bird that flies only at night, esp. the owl: the nightingale, as singing at night; NIGHT'- BLIND'NESS, inability to see in a dim light, nyctalopia; NIGHT'- BRAWL'ER, one who raises disturbances in the night; NIGHT'CAP, a cap worn at night in bed ( so NIGHT'DRESS, - SHIRT, & c.): a dram taken before going to bed: a cap drawn over the face before hanging; NIGHT'- CART, a cart used to remove the contents of privies before daylight; NIGHT'- CHAIR, a night-stool; NIGHT'- CHURR, or - JAR, the British species of goat-sucker, so called from the sound of its cry.-- n.pl. NIGHT'- CLOTHES, garments worn in bed.-- ns. NIGHT'- CROW, a bird that cries in the night; NIGHT'- DOG ( Shak.), a dog that hunts in the night.-- adj. NIGHT'ED, benighted: ( Shak.) darkened, clouded.-- ns. NIGHT'FALL, the fall or beginning of the night: the close of the day: evening; NIGHT'FARING, travelling by night; NIGHT'FIRE, a fire burning in the night: a will-o'- the-wisp; NIGHT'- FISH'ERY, a mode of fishing by night, or a place where this is done; NIGHT'- FLY, a moth that flies at night; NIGHT'- FOE, one who makes his attack by night; NIGHT'- FOSS'ICKER, one who robs a digging by night.-- adj. NIGHT'- FOUN'DERED, lost in the night.-- ns. NIGHT'- FOWL, a night-bird; NIGHT'- GLASS, a spy-glass with concentrating lenses for use at night; NIGHT'- GOWN, a long loose robe for sleeping in, for men or women; a loose gown for wearing in the house; NIGHT'- HAG, a witch supposed to be abroad at night; NIGHT'- HAWK, a species of migratory goat-sucker, common in America; NIGHT'- HER'ON, a heron of nocturnal habit; NIGHT'- HOUSE, a tavern allowed to be open during the night; NIGHT'- HUNT'ER, a degraded woman who prowls about the streets at night for her prey; NIGHT'- LAMP, or - LIGHT, a light left burning all night.-- adj. NIGHT'LESS, having no night.-- n. NIGHT'- LINE, a fishing-line set overnight.-- adj. and adv. NIGHT'LONG, lasting all night.-- adj. NIGHT'LY, done by night: done every night.-- adv. by night: every night.-- ns. NIGHT'- MAN, a night-watchman or scavenger; NIGHT'- OWL, an owl of exclusively nocturnal habits: one who sits up very late; NIGHT'- PAL'SY, a numbness of the lower limbs, incidental to women; NIGHT'PIECE, a picture or literary description of a night-scene: a painting to be seen best by artificial light; NIGHT'- POR'TER, a porter in attendance during the night at hotels, railway stations, & c.; NIGHT'- RAIL, a night-gown: a 17th-century form of head-dress; NIGHT'- RAV'EN ( Shak.), a bird that cries at night, supposed to be of ill-omen; NIGHT'- REST, the repose of the night; NIGHT'- RULE ( Shak.), a frolic at night.-- adv. NIGHTS ( obs.), by night.-- ns. NIGHT'- SCHOOL, a school held at night, esp. for those at work during the day; NIGHT'- SEA'SON, the time of night; NIGHT'SHADE, a name of several plants of the genus Solanum, having narcotic properties, often found in damp shady woods; NIGHT'- SHRIEK, a cry in the night; NIGHT'- SIDE, the dark, mysterious, or gloomy side of anything; NIGHT'- SING'ER, any bird like the nightingale, esp. the Irish sedge-warbler; NIGHT'- SOIL, the contents of privies, cesspools, & c., generally carried away at night; NIGHT'- SPELL, a charm against accidents by night; NIGHT'- STEED, one of the horses in the chariot of NIGHT; NIGHT'- STOOL, a close-stool for use in a bedroom; NIGHT'- T[= A]' PER, a night-light burning slowly.-- n.pl. NIGHT'- TERR'ORS, the sudden starting from sleep of children in a state of fright.-- p.adj. NIGHT'- TRIP'PING ( Shak.), tripping about in the night.-- ns. NIGHT'- WAK'ING, watching in the night; NIGHT'- WALK, a walk in the night; NIGHT'- WALK'ER, one who walks in his sleep at night, a somnambulist: one who walks about at night for bad purposes, esp. a prostitute; NIGHT'- WALK'ING, walking in one's sleep, somnambulism: roving about at night with evil designs; NIGHT'- WAN'DERER, one who wanders by night.-- adjs. NIGHT'- WAR'BLING, singing in the night; NIGHT'WARD, toward night.-- ns. NIGHT'- WATCH, a watch or guard at night: time of watch in the night; NIGHT'- WATCH'MAN, one who acts as a watch during the night; NIGHT'- WORK, work done at night. [ A.S. niht; Ger. nacht, L. nox.]
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