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starlit

[stahr-lit] /ˈstɑr lɪt/
adjective
1.
lighted by the stars:
a starlit night.
Sometimes, starlighted [stahr-lahy-tid] /ˈstɑrˌlaɪ tɪd/ (Show IPA).
Origin of starlit
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; star + lit1
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  • The night was clear, starlit and breezy after the hot September day.

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • I remember the scent of the lilacs––I remember the dusk––the starlit sky.

  • The blackness of the wood gave place to the starlit darkness of the night.

    The Hound From The North Ridgwell Cullum
  • The night was starlit, but dark, and the air calm and motionless. '

  • She was afraid now to be alone with him in the dim, starlit room, and she fumbled for the matches.

    Olive in Italy Moray Dalton
  • She looked up at the starlit sky in a kind of wondering amazement.

    Nell, of Shorne Mills

    Charles Garvice
  • A few minutes later and he was out on the starlit road to Lauderdale.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • Then once more he ascended the stairs, and stood under the starlit sky.

    The Son of Monte Christo Jules Lermina

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