dayspring

[ dey-spring ]
/ ˈdeɪˌsprɪŋ /

noun Archaic.

dawn; daybreak.

Nearby words

  1. days of wine and roses,
  2. daysail,
  3. dayshell,
  4. dayside,
  5. daysman,
  6. daystar,
  7. daytime,
  8. dayton,
  9. daytona beach,
  10. daywear

Origin of dayspring

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

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British Dictionary definitions for dayspring

dayspring

/ (ˈdeɪˌsprɪŋ) /

noun

a poetic word for dawn
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