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  • n. A record of what passes in the night; a nightly journal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A record of what passes in the night; a nightly journal; -- distinguished from diary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An account of what passes in the night: the converse of diary.

Etymologies

Latin noctu by night. Compare diary. (Wiktionary)

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  • An account or journal of nocturnal incidents. (Compare diary).

    January 26, 2008