Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The position of the sun at midday.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The position of the sun at noon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The station of the sun at noon.

Etymologies

noon +‎ stead (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But no sooner had the sun reached the noonstead than Photogen began to remember the past night in the shadow of that which was at hand, and to remember it with shame.

    Harper's Young People, December 23, 1879 An Illustrated Weekly

  • But no sooner had the sun reached the noonstead, than Photogen began to remember the past night in the shadow of that which was at hand, and to remember it with shame.

    Stephen Archer and Other Tales

  • Atlantic, "that one almost expects a great merchant navy to come sailing into Kilkhaven -- sunk to the water's edge with silks, and ivory, and spices, and apes, and peacocks, like the ships of Solomon that we read about -- just as the sun gets up to the noonstead."

    The Seaboard Parish, Complete

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