break of day
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Example sentences from the Web for break of day
We saw beautiful parrots of all colours flying across the road, besides magpies and 'break-of-day' birds, a species of magpie.The Last Voyage|Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
We deny not that there is something sprightly and vigorous, at the outset especially, in these break-of-day excursions.
Our "friends" rarely missed making a noise, and, to secure proper rest, this break-of-day penchant sent people early to bed.The Siege of Kimberley|T. Phelan
Meantime we can make out in our break-of-day scoutings up the river that bodies of men are approaching from the east.With Rimington|L. March Phillipps
British Dictionary definitions for break of day
Idioms and Phrases with break of day
Dawn, early morning, as in We'll leave at break of day, as soon as it's light, or I feel as though I've been working since the break of day. This term uses break in the sense “burst out of darkness.” [First half of 1500s] A synonym from the same period is the noun daybreak.