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night-wandering

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wandering or roaming by night.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Scylla the deadly, whom night-wandering Hecate, who is called

    The Argonautica

  • Since they were already suffering something pretty excruciating, they didn't want to find out what this night-wandering fellow thought of as pain.

    Alvin Journeyman

  • And let them not fall in their helplessness into Charybdis lest she swallow them at one gulp, or approach the hideous lair of Scylla, Ausonian Scylla the deadly, whom night-wandering Hecate, who is called Crataeis, [1406] bare to Phoreys, lest swooping upon them with her horrible jaws she destroy the chiefest of the heroes.

    The Argonautica

  • Caspian shell to make the charm withal, when she had first bathed in seven ever-flowing streams, and had called seven times on Brimo, nurse of youth, night-wandering Brimo, of the underworld, queen among the dead, -- in the gloom of night, clad in dusky garments.

    The Argonautica

  • On Hallowe'en they were kept burning to safeguard the people from the fear of night-wandering spirits and the dead, so they were called

    The Book of Hallowe'en

  • He then directed the presentation, according to due rites, of offerings unto those night-wandering beings (who live with Mahadeva).

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4 Books 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18

  • Awful became the noise of the night-wandering animals.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3 Books 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12

  • Yet a bald and decrepit remark like that would have been as bad almost as silence, for it would have ignored the main point at issue -- the night-wandering of his ward.

    The Ghost Girl

  • But some night-wandering man whose heart was pierced

    Poems of Coleridge

  • And now we observe that this star that we have drawn near to has attending it a number of minute satellites, faintly shining specks, that circle about it as if charmed, like night-wandering insects, by its splendor.

    Other Worlds Their Nature, Possibilities and Habitability in the Light of the Latest Discoveries

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