Lucubrated
Lucubrate Lu"cu*brate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lucubrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lucubrated}.] [L. lucubratus, p. p. of lucubrare to work by lamplight, fr. lux light. See {Light}, n.] To study by candlelight or a lamp; to study by night. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lucubrated — Lucubrate Lu cu*brate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lucubrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lucubrated}.] [L. lucubratus, p. p. of lucubrare to work by lamplight, fr. lux light. See {Light}, n.] To study by candlelight or a lamp; to study by night. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lucubrated — v. write, study, research (late at night); write in a learned manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Lucubrate — Lu cu*brate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lucubrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lucubrated}.] [L. lucubratus, p. p. of lucubrare to work by lamplight, fr. lux light. See {Light}, n.] To study by candlelight or a lamp; to study by night. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lucubrate — lucubrator, n. lucubratory /looh kyooh breuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /looh kyoo brayt /, v.i., lucubrated, lucubrating. 1. to work, write, or study laboriously, esp. at night. 2. to write learnedly. [1615 25; < L lucubratus, ptp. of lucubrare to… …   Universalium

  • lucubrate — verb /ˈluː.kjə.bɹeɪt/ To work diligently by artificial light; to study at night. Instead, as Oklahoma’s tenure committee lucubrated over Hill’s future, Syn: burn the midnight oil, elucubrate, pull an all nighter See Also …   Wiktionary

  • lucubrate — /ˈlukjəbreɪt/ (say loohkyuhbrayt) verb (i) (lucubrated, lucubrating) 1. to work, write, study, etc., laboriously, especially at night. 2. to write learnedly. {Latin lūcubrātus, past participle} –lucubrator, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • lucubrate — [lo͞o′kə brāt΄, lo͞o′kyo͞obrāt΄] vi. lucubrated, lucubrating [< L lucubratus, pp. of lucubrare, to work by candlelight < lux (gen. lucis), LIGHT1] 1. to work, study, or write laboriously, esp. late at night 2. to write in a scholarly manner …   English World dictionary

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