Morning gown
Morning Morn"ing, a. Pertaining to the first part or early part of the day; being in the early part of the day; as, morning dew; morning light; morning service. [1913 Webster]

She looks as clear As morning roses newly washed with dew. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Morning gown}, a gown worn in the morning before one is dressed for the day.

{Morning gun}, a gun fired at the first stroke of reveille at military posts.

{Morning sickness} (Med.), nausea and vomiting, usually occurring in the morning; -- a common sign of pregnancy.

{Morning star}. (a) Any one of the planets (Venus, Jupiter, Mars, or Saturn) when it precedes the sun in rising, esp. Venus. Cf. {Evening star}, {Evening}. (b) Satan. See {Lucifer}. [1913 Webster]

Since he miscalled the morning star, Nor man nor fiend hath fallen so far. --Byron. [1913 Webster] (c) A weapon consisting of a heavy ball set with spikes, either attached to a staff or suspended from one by a chain.

{Morning watch} (Naut.), the watch between four a. m. and eight a. m.. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Morning — Morn ing, a. Pertaining to the first part or early part of the day; being in the early part of the day; as, morning dew; morning light; morning service. [1913 Webster] She looks as clear As morning roses newly washed with dew. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Morning star — Morning Morn ing, a. Pertaining to the first part or early part of the day; being in the early part of the day; as, morning dew; morning light; morning service. [1913 Webster] She looks as clear As morning roses newly washed with dew. Shak. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Morning watch — Morning Morn ing, a. Pertaining to the first part or early part of the day; being in the early part of the day; as, morning dew; morning light; morning service. [1913 Webster] She looks as clear As morning roses newly washed with dew. Shak. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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