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  • n. The time at night at which artificial lights are to be turned off, a curfew or bedtime.
  • n. The prescribed bedtime for persons living in a boarding school or staying in a hospital.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a signal to turn the lights out.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (military) signal to turn the lights out
  • n. a prescribed bedtime

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