Eve

Eve

(v), n. [See Even, n.] 1. Evening. [Poetic]
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Winter oft, at eve resumes the breeze.
Thomson.
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2. The evening before a holiday, -- from the Jewish mode of reckoning the day as beginning at sunset, not at midnight; as, Christmas eve is the evening before Christmas; also, the period immediately preceding some important event. "On the eve of death." Keble.
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Eve churr (Zol), the European goatsucker or nightjar; -- called also night churr, and churr owl.
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