Morning

Morn"ing

, a. Pertaining to the first part or early part of the day; being in the early part of the day; as, morning dew; morning light; morning service.
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She looks as clear
As morning roses newly washed with dew.
Shak.
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Morning gown, a gown worn in the morning before one is dressed for the day. -- Morning gun, a gun fired at the first stroke of reveille at military posts. -- Morning sickness (Med.), nausea and vomiting, usually occurring in the morning; -- a common sign of pregnancy. -- Morning star. (a) Any one of the planets (Venus, Jupiter, Mars, or Saturn) when it precedes the sun in rising, esp. Venus. Cf. Evening star, Evening. (b) Satan. See Lucifer.
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Since he miscalled the morning star,
Nor man nor fiend hath fallen so far.
Byron.
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(c) A weapon consisting of a heavy ball set with spikes, either attached to a staff or suspended from one by a chain. -- Morning watch (Naut.), the watch between four a. m. and eight a. m..
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