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dayspring

[ dey-spring ]
/ ˈdeɪˌsprɪŋ /
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noun Archaic.
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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British Dictionary definitions for dayspring

dayspring
/ (ˈdeɪˌsprɪŋ) /

noun
a poetic word for dawn
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