Dusk \Dusk\, v. t. To make dusk. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

After the sun is up, that shadow which dusketh the light of the moon must needs be under the earth. --Holland. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • Dusk — Dusk, a. [OE. dusc, dosc, deosc; cf. dial. Sw. duska to drizzle, dusk a slight shower. ???.] Tending to darkness or blackness; moderately dark or black; dusky. [1913 Webster] A pathless desert, dusk with horrid shades. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • dusk — [dusk] adj. [ME, by metathesis < OE dox, dark colored: for IE base see DUN1] Old Poet. dark in color; dusky; shadowy n. 1. the time of evening when it is beginning to get dark; dim part of twilight 2. gloom; dusky quality vt., vi. to make or… …   English World dictionary

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