Eve churr
Eve Eve ([=e]v), n. [See {Even}, n.] 1. Evening. [Poetic] [1913 Webster]

Winter oft, at eve resumes the breeze. --Thomson. [1913 Webster]

2. The evening before a holiday, -- from the Jewish mode of reckoning the day as beginning at sunset, not at midnight; as, Christmas eve is the evening before Christmas; also, the period immediately preceding some important event. ``On the eve of death.'' --Keble. [1913 Webster]

{Eve churr} (Zo["o]l), the European goatsucker or nightjar; -- called also {night churr}, and {churr owl}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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