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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Morning  \Morn"ing\,  a. 
  Pertaining  to  the  first  part  or  early  part  of  the  day  being 
  in  the  early  part  of  the  day  as  morning  dew;  morning  light; 
  morning  service. 
 
  She  looks  as  clear  As  morning  roses  newly  washed  with 
  dew.  --Shak. 
 
  {Morning  gown},  a  gown  worn  in  the  morning  before  one  is 
  dressed  for  the  day 
 
  {Morning  gun},  a  gun  fired  at  the  first  stroke  of  reveille  at 
  military  posts. 
 
  {Morning  sickness}  (Med.),  nausea  and  vomiting,  usually 
  occurring  in  the  morning;  --  a  common  sign  of  pregnancy. 
 
 
  {Morning  star}. 
  a  Any  one  of  the  planets  (Venus,  Jupiter,  Mars,  or  Saturn) 
  when  it  precedes  the  sun  in  rising,  esp.  Venus.  Cf 
  {Evening  star},  {Evening}. 
  b  Satan.  See  {Lucifer}. 
 
  Since  he  miscalled  the  morning  star,  Nor  man  nor 
  fiend  hath  fallen  so  far  --Byron. 
  c  A  weapon  consisting  of  a  heavy  ball  set  with  spikes, 
  either  attached  to  a  staff  or  suspended  from  one  by  a 
  chain. 
 
  {Morning  watch}  (Naut.),  the  watch  between  four  A.  M.  and 
  eight  A.  M.. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  morning 
  adj  :  in  the  morning;  "the  morning  hours"  [syn:  {morning(a)}] 
  n  1:  the  time  period  between  dawn  and  noon;  "I  spent  the  morning 
  running  errands"  [syn:  {morn},  {morning  time},  {forenoon}] 
  2:  a  conventional  expression  of  greeting  or  farewell  [syn:  {good 
  morning}] 
  3:  the  first  light  of  day  "we  got  up  before  dawn";  "they 
  talked  until  morning"  [syn:  {dawn},  {dawning},  {aurora},  {first 
  light},  {daybreak},  {break  of  day},  {break  of  the  day},  {dayspring}, 
  {sunrise},  {sunup},  {cockcrow}]  [ant:  {sunset}] 
  4:  the  earliest  period:  "the  dawn  of  civilization";  "the 
  morning  of  the  world"  [syn:  {dawn}] 




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