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Example sentences from the Web for nighttime
Holmes: "To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time."
Electricity has yet to be restored to downtown Tacloban and night-time shootings and ransacking have been reported in the area.Typhoon Haiyan Tacloban Leaders Calls on Rebels to Avoid Armed Violence|The Telegraph|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the night-time raid on the flotilla was a harder PR battle.
In that way, of course, they became acquainted with the people of the night-time.Among the Night People|Clara Dillingham Pierson
They smell sweetest by night-time thae flowers, and they're maist aye seen about rained buildings.The Antiquary, Complete|Sir Walter Scott
It was night-time, but I had a fairly good view of his face.The Hero of Garside School|J. Harwood Panting
And he and his people missed their way, and when night-time came on, they were in a dark wood, and no path before them.Gods and Fighting Men|Lady I. A. Gregory
The moon was at her full, and we rode mostly in the night-time.
British Dictionary definitions for nighttime
- the time from sunset to sunrise; night as distinct from day
- (as modifier)a night-time prowler