Definition of Dusking

1. Verb. (present participle of dusk) ¹



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Definition of Dusking

1. dusk [v] - See also: dusk

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dusking

dushing
dusk
dusked
dusken
duskened
duskening
duskens
dusker
duskest
duskier
duskies
duskiest
duskily
duskiness
duskinesses
dusking (current term)
duskish
dusklight
duskly
duskness
dusks
dusktime
dusky
dusky-footed woodrat
dusky salamander
dusky shark
dusmatovite
dussertite
dust
dust-covered

Literary usage of Dusking

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1. The Birds of Long Island by Jacob P. Giraud (1844)
"Large numbers are often killed by dusking.. Messrs. James Smith and John Verity, ... I have frequently practised dusking with far less success. ..."

2. The American Sportsman by Elisha Jarrett Lewis (1906)
"When the weather is not severe and the ducks are plenty, "dusking" is an agreeable pastime. Black ducks are very wary and sagacious; and it is necessary to ..."

3. Digest of the Published Opinions of the Attorneys-General, and of the by John Lambert Cadwalader, United States Dept. of Justice (1877)
"David's case, 8 Op., 215, dusking, (1856.) 44. Any competent magistrate may take jurisdiction of a question of international extradition voluntarily; ..."

4. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1894)
"dusking was tried in Beechen Lane and White- heath in the evening, but though several Geometers were about, the result was still unsatisfactory. ..."

5. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"/i. /ii in the same position. From June 27th to July. 1st, dusking in the lanes produced .W. /,un/>/. ..."

6. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1899)
"Bloomfield has caught the species by " dusking," and Burrows on sugared trees (not at the sugar) as late as 11 pm Dillon also captured three specimens (2 2 ..."

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