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evenfall

[ee-vuh n-fawl] /ˈi vənˌfɔl/
noun
1.
the beginning of evening; twilight; dusk.
Origin of evenfall
1805-1815
First recorded in 1805-15; even2 + fall
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  • Having sufficiently rested they proceeded on their way at evenfall.

  • These things were swiftly done; and after evenfall Messer Pietro was bidden to grave business in his neighbour's palace.

    New Italian sketches John Addington Symonds
  • Haze drew its veils across the world, and the air grew brown with evenfall.

    Darkness and Dawn George Allan England
  • Mine is to smoke a pipe at evenfall and watch a badger, a rattlesnake, and an owl go into their common prairie home one by one.

  • When he came home at evenfall he often showed his brothers and sisters bits of paper stamped like money.

    Brownies and Bogles Louise Imogen Guiney
British Dictionary definitions for evenfall

evenfall

/ˈiːvənˌfɔːl/
noun
1.
(archaic) early evening; dusk
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