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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dawn  \Dawn\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dawned};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Dawning}.]  [OE.  dawnen,  dawen,  dagen,  daien,  AS  dagian  to 
  become  day  to  dawn,  fr  d[ae]g  day  akin  to  D.  dagen,  G. 
  tagen,  Icel.  daga,  Dan.  dages,  Sw  dagas.  See  {Day}. 
  [root]71.] 
  1.  To  begin  to  grow  light  in  the  morning;  to  grow  light;  to 
  break,  or  begin  to  appear;  as  the  day  dawns;  the  morning 
  dawns. 
 
  In  the  end  of  the  Sabbath,  as  it  began  to  dawn 
  toward  the  first  day  of  the  week,  came  Mary 
  Magdalene  .  .  .  to  see  the  sepulcher.  --Matt. 
  xxviii.  1. 
 
  2.  To  began  to  give  promise;  to  begin  to  appear  or  to  expand. 
  ``In  dawning  youth.''  --Dryden. 
 
  When  life  awakes,  and  dawns  at  every  line  --Pope. 
 
  Dawn  on  our  darkness  and  lend  us  thine  aid.  --Heber, 




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