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noun Archaic.
  1. dawn; daybreak.
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Origin of dayspring

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

dawn, prime, daybreak, morn, aurora, daylight, sunup, cockcrow, sunrise, morrow, AM, forenoon, dayspring, dawning, morning, bright

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British Dictionary definitions for dayspring


  1. a poetic word for dawn
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