Definition of Small hours

1. Noun. The hours just after midnight.

Group relationships: Dark, Night, Nighttime
Generic synonyms: Hour, Time Of Day



Definition of Small hours

1. Noun. The very early morning, just after midnight, when most people are asleep. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Small hours

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1838)
"... were you ever wakened, in the small hours of the morning, by a confused din of instrumente and voices— all cracked ? If so, yon know how to commiserate ..."

2. Ten Years in Washington: Life and Scenes in the National Capital, as a Woman by Mary Clemmer (1874)
"... Sleeps—Going the Round at Night—Making Assurance Sure—Awakened by a Strong Impression—Sleepless— In the " small hours "—Finding the Door Open—A Careless ..."

3. Ten Years in Washington: Or, Inside Life and Scenes in Our National Capital by Mary Clemmer (1882)
"... Sleeps—Going the Round at Night—Making Assurance Sure—Awakened by a Strong Impression—Sleepless— In the " small hours "—Finding the Door Open—A Careless ..."

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