Dusk

Definition of Dusk

a.1.Tending to darkness or blackness; moderately dark or black; dusky.
A pathless desert, dusk with horrid shades.
- Milton.
n.1.Imperfect obscurity; a middle degree between light and darkness; twilight; as, the dusk of the evening.
2.A darkish color.
Whose duck set off the whiteness of the skin.
- Dryden.
v. t.1.To make dusk.
After the sun is up, that shadow which dusketh the light of the moon must needs be under the earth.
v. i.1.To grow dusk.

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