Definition of Break of the day

1. Noun. The first light of day. "They talked until morning"

Exact synonyms: Aurora, Break Of Day, Cockcrow, Dawn, Dawning, Daybreak, Dayspring, First Light, Morning, Sunrise, Sunup
Generic synonyms: Hour, Time Of Day
Derivative terms: Auroral, Aurorean, Dawn, Dawn
Antonyms: Sunset

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Break Of The Day

break cover
break dance
break dancing
break down
break even
break free
break ground
break in
break into
break it down
break loose
break new ground
break of dawn
break of day
break of serve
break of the day (current term)
break off
break on the wheel
break one's arm patting oneself on the back
break one's back
break one's duck
break one's fall
break one's fast
break one's lance
break one off
break open
break out
break point
break points
break ranks

Literary usage of Break of the day

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1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"As Phillis the gay, at the break of the day, Went forth to the meadows a maying, A clown lay asleep by a river so deep. That round in meanders was straying. ..."

2. Publications of the Navy Records Society by Navy Records Society (Great Britain) (1902)
"Thursday, the 4 August, at the break of the day, the 17 The change of wind having put the English to leeward, the Spaniards engaged the Triumph and five ..."

3. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1884)
"Mr. Washington, exactly apprized of our numbers and situation, made a forced march on the night of the 3rd, and at break of the day the next morning, ..."

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