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twilit

[twahy-lit]
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  1. lighted by or as by twilight: a twilit cathedral.
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Origin of twilit

First recorded in 1865–70; twi(light) + lit1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words

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Examples from the Web for twilit

Historical Examples

  • He led her through a studded iron door into the twilit auditorium.

    The Education of Eric Lane

    Stephen McKenna

  • He had had enough of snow and ice, and the merciless cold of the twilit trail.

    The Heart of Unaga

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • It looked squat, it was utterly dwarfed in the twilit vastness.

    The Heart of Unaga

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • In that twilit chamber it was as if a man fought with a dream-monster in a nightmare.

    The Devil in Iron

    Robert E. Howard

  • “The sound is like a bell,” a far, fary chime in a twilit forest.