Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In the morning; every morning.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb obsolete In the morning; every morning.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb obsolete In the morning; every morning.

Etymologies

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See amorwe. The -s is a genitival ending. See -wards.

Examples

  • Quoth Asmund: "Small harm though your arms be tried somewhat, for no pity we had from you when we rubbed our eyes whenas ye must needs rise early a-mornings to go to Baldu's Meadows."

    The Story Of Frithiof The Bold 1875

  • The lady did, it is true, once signalize her displeasure against our little brother, for reprimanding her in that she would go hunting a-mornings instead of attending matins.

    Maid Marian

  • The lady did, it is true, once signalize her displeasure against our little brother, for reprimanding her in that she would go hunting a-mornings instead of attending matins.

    Maid Marian

  • Wherefore I pray you that whenas you return to your lodging, you must cause bring me that most veritable body of Christ, which you consecrate a-mornings upon the altar, for that, with your leave, I purpose (all unworthy as I am) to take it and after, holy and extreme unction, to the intent that, if I have lived as a sinner, I may at the least die like a Christian. '

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

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