Sunsetting
Sunset Sun"set", Sunsetting Sun"set`ting, n. 1. The descent of the sun below the horizon; also, the time when the sun sets; evening. Also used figuratively. [1913 Webster]

'T is the sunset of life gives me mystical lore. --Campbell. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence, the region where the sun sets; the west. [1913 Webster]

{Sunset shell} (Zo["o]l.), a West Indian marine bivalve ({Tellina radiata}) having a smooth shell marked with radiating bands of varied colors resembling those seen at sunset or before sunrise; -- called also {rising sun}. [1913 Webster]


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