eventide

[ ee-vuh n-tahyd ]
/ ˈi vənˌtaɪd /

noun

Origin of eventide

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

/ (ˈiːvənˌtaɪd) /

noun

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

eventide


n.

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

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