dayspring

[ dey-spring ]
/ ˈdeɪˌsprɪŋ /

noun Archaic.

dawn; daybreak.

Origin of dayspring

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at day, spring
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dayspring

/ (ˈdeɪˌsprɪŋ) /

noun

a poetic word for dawn
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