from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Evening.
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- n. evening
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The time of evening; evening.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The time of evening.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
Middle English, from Old English ǣfentīd : ǣfen, evening + tīd, time; see dā- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Middle English, from Old English æfentid : æfen (evening) + tid (time) (Wiktionary)