Good morrow
Morrow Mor"row, n. [OE. morwe, morwen, AS. morgen. See {Morn}.] 1. Morning. [Obs.] ``White as morrow's milk.'' --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

We loved he by the morwe a sop in wine. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. The next following day; the day subsequent to any day specified or understood. --Lev. vii. 16. [1913 Webster]

Till this stormy night is gone, And the eternal morrow dawn. --Crashaw. [1913 Webster]

3. The day following the present; to-morrow. [1913 Webster]

{Good morrow}, good morning; -- a form of salutation.

{To morrow}. See {To-morrow} in the Vocabulary. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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