from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The event or time of the disappearance of the moon below the western horizon.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The setting of the moon below the horizon
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The descent of the moon below the horizon; also, the time when the moon sets.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The setting of the moon.
That is why they stand on their feet from sunrise to moonset working hard, feeling worry and responsible.
Instead I gasped, and was stopped in my tracks, as my eyes feasted on the sight of the most beautiful moonset I had ever seen.
“Moonrise north, moonset south, bind her limbs and silence her mouth.”
She had waited here in the orchard since dawn and she was prepared to go on waiting until moonset if necessary.
“And now,” said the woman when they had eaten all they could, “to locate this intrepid sister and brother of yours before moonset.”
At moonset, when she could come no more, she fell limp.
It was still full dark, sometime after moonset but long before dawn.
Mandy and I started our hike by taking the bridge over the South Boulder Creek ... once over the Creek we followed the Homestead Trail west past the Dunn House (at moonset) ...
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