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Definition of "night-breeze" []

  • A breeze blowing in the night. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "night-breeze" in a sentence
  • "As he looked, the broad folds of the ensign of England, heavily distending itself to the failing night-breeze, caught his eye."
  • "In this high train of enthusiasm, she stood, raising her eyes through the fractured roof of the vault, to the stars which now began to twinkle through the pale twilight, while the long gray tresses which hung down over her shoulders waved in the night-breeze, which the chasm and fractured windows admitted freely."
  • "They remained, therefore, in dreadful terror, sometimes thinking they heard her voice without, and at other times, that sounds of a different description were mingled with the mournful sigh of the night-breeze, or the dashing of the cascade."