Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The night of the day on which a person is born; the anniversary of that night.

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

  • noun The night in which a person is born; the anniversary of that night in succeeding years.

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

  • noun The night of someone's birth.
  • noun The anniversary of that night in subsequent years.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

birth +‎ night

Examples

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  • As witches while stirring a curse might

    The hidden ones whooped on that birthnight;

    They drank until dawn

    To honor their spawn

    While moon men writhed in the earthlight.

    April 2, 2019