evenfall









evenfall


evenfall [ee-vuh n-fawl] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. the beginning of evening; twilight; dusk.

Origin of evenfall First recorded in 1805–15; even2 + fall Examples from the Web for evenfall Historical Examples of evenfall

  • Having sufficiently rested they proceeded on their way at evenfall.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

    Thomas Hardy

  • These things were swiftly done; and after evenfall Messer Pietro was bidden to grave business in his neighbour’s palace.

    New Italian sketches

    John Addington Symonds

  • Haze drew its veils across the world, and the air grew brown with evenfall.

    Darkness and Dawn

    George Allan England

  • Mine is to smoke a pipe at evenfall and watch a badger, a rattlesnake, and an owl go into their common prairie home one by one.

    Strictly Business

    O. Henry

  • When he came home at evenfall he often showed his brothers and sisters bits of paper stamped like money.

    Brownies and Bogles

    Louise Imogen Guiney

  • British Dictionary definitions for evenfall evenfall noun

    1. archaic early evening; dusk

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