Origin of noonday
Examples from the Web for noonday
Joel and I, in the heat of the noonday sun, walked the entire perimeter of the lot.The Saga of Whitney Houston’s Last Movie, ‘Sparkle’|Howard Rosenman|February 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Evagrius, a famous hermit, blamed the “noonday demon” for tempting monks back to urban comforts.
How long had it been since we were children of the beating heart, laughing and playing beneath the warmth of the noonday sun?The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks|Max Brooks|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Changing the field of view to the bivouacs, they seemed serenely quiet, under cover from the noonday August sun.From Manassas to Appomattox|James Longstreet
Their further conversation was interrupted by the voice of the Professor, announcing that they would halt for their noonday meal.The Pony Rider Boys in New Mexico|Frank Gee Patchin
Why it's as clear as the sun at noonday that he loves her purely for her virtuous soul.Love and Intrigue|Friedrich Schiller
Judith swept back the curtain from the lattice, and let a flood of noonday light into the hitherto carefully darkened chamber.The Siege of Norwich Castle|Matilda Maria Blake
This was fired, and it threw such a light upon the breach, that it was as clear as noonday.
- the middle of the day; noon
- (as modifier)the noonday sun