a bright planet, especially Venus, seen in the east immediately before sunrise.
Also called holy water sprinkler, holy water sprinkle. a medieval shafted weapon having a head in the form of a spiked ball.
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How to use morning star in a sentence
Once activated, these cells—with a hefty body and shrunken branches all across the body like a morning star—link up into a barrier.Decades-Old ‘Water Pill’ Opens New Avenues for Alzheimer’s Treatment | Shelly Fan | November 30, 2021 | Singularity Hub
Venus, the planet, supposed to appear as a morning-star, as it sometimes does.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems | Geoffrey Chaucer
His round shield is made of burnished silver, and the head of his morning-star consists of a single cornelian.'Midst the Wild Carpathians | Mr Jkai
In the gray sky over the gray land the morning-star, alone and splendid, kept watch in the east.Red Pottage | Mary Cholmondeley
Morning-Star uttered these words with such a sprightly air, and so loud, that the caliph awaked.The Arabian Nights, Volume III (of 4) | Anonymous
When she had eaten these she turned to a beautiful golden-haired animal like to the morning-star.The Folk-Tales of the Magyars | Various
British Dictionary definitions for morning star
a planet, usually Venus, seen just before sunrise during the time that the planet is west of the sun: Also called: daystar Compare evening star
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