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Definition of "night-dew" [night-dew]

  • The dew formed in the night. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "night-dew" in a sentence
  • "It sounded nice, when the long sunset fell over the formal gardens of Chunderquist House, and the night-dew was falling on the nodding blooms and the scent of fresh-cut grass was in the air, and she said, Would you like to see our apiary?"
  • "The poor boy never awoke again; the heat of the strong wine and the cold night-dew deprived him of life, and he remained in the grave in which he had laid himself."
  • "When the night-dew and the mountain breeze had cooled my burning brow, and my thoughts had resumed their usual course, I realized that to pursue my perished happiness would be unavailing and unreasonable."