Undertime
Undertide Un"der*tide`, Undertime Un"der*time`, n. [Under + {tide}, time. Cf. {Undern}.] The under or after part of the day; undermeal; evening. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

He, coming home at undertime, there found The fairest creature that he ever saw. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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