- a ray of sunlight; sunbeam.
Origin of sunray
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Examples from the Web for sunray
A sunray struck her forehead--the forehead was pure, she felt it.
Drake's grin cut like a sunray through the nightmare dread that shrouded my mind.The Metal Monster
Of the Hybrid variegated Fuchsias, Sunray is by far the best with red variegated leaves ever sent out; it is very ornamental.Talks about Flowers.
M. D. Wellcome
An idea came to him as if into his brain also a sunray had darted, making a sudden light there.Fighting the Sea
Edward A. Rand
Oriana glanced over her shoulder, and could see a sunray gleaming from something that he held in his right hand.Fort Lafayette or, Love and Secession