Birthnight
Birthnight Birth"night`, n. The night in which a person is born; the anniversary of that night in succeeding years. [1913 Webster]

The angelic song in Bethlehem field, On thy birthnight, that sung thee Savior born. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • birthnight — /berrth nuyt /, n. 1. the night of a person s birth, esp. a birthday celebration for royalty. 2. the anniversary of such a date. 3. the celebration of a royal birthday. [1620 30; BIRTH + NIGHT] * * * …   Universalium

  • birthnight — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : the night in which a person is born : the anniversary of that night in any succeeding year; specifically : the celebration formerly held on the evening of a royal birthday …   Useful english dictionary

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  • birthday — late 14c., from O.E. byrddæg, anniversary celebration of someone s birth (at first usually a king or saint); see BIRTH (Cf. birth) (n.) + DAY (Cf. day). Meaning day on which one is born is from 1570s. Birthnight is attested from 1620s …   Etymology dictionary

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