eventide

[ee-vuh n-tahyd]

noun


Origin of eventide

before 950; Middle English; Old English ǣfentīd. See even2, tide2
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eventide

noun

archaic, or poetic another word for evening
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Word Origin and History for eventide
n.

Old English æfentid; see even (n.) + tide.

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