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Origin of dayspring

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at day, spring Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Contemporary Examples of dayspring

  • Dayspring neglects to mention that seems to made in the context of a consensual adult relationship.

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British Dictionary definitions for dayspring


  1. a poetic word for dawn
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