from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The morning star; the star which ushers in the day; -- usually the planet Venus, when seen before and just after sunrise.
  • n. The sun, as the orb of day.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The morning star. See star.
  • n. The sun, as the orb of day.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a planet (usually Venus) seen just before sunrise in the eastern sky


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  • August 25, 2009 at 9:07 am which, bean transmalated: How art thou flollin from heaven, Ohai, day-star , sunbeam of the morning! how art thou rolling round on to the ground, that didst lay LOL the nations!

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  • Yvonne Aburrow 2007, The day-star of approaching morn: The relationship between the Unitarians and the Brahmo Samaj

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  • She regarded India as 'pagan', 'wandering children', and referred to 'India's darkened shore' and Indian women 'trembling midst the dismal night of pagan horrors' and contrasted this with Rammohun's vision of the 'day-star of approaching morn' – a Unitarianism that would persuade India to accept Christ's message Medhurst, 1992: 9-13.

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  • We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day-star arise in your hearts: knowing this first, that no prophecy of the Scripture is of any private interpretation.

    2 Peter 1.

  • And we live in borrowed sunshine when the day-star is withdrawn.

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  • Sudden I hated day-star never changing And suns at night held all to one round wheel.

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  • Duval's Rem slowly pivoted so that she could watch the blazing day-star sail past the mountain and disappear into the east; she estimated that it would land less than five kilometres away.

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  • By some actual elevation of the mind and understanding to go forth unto and receive into itself the truth as represented to it: by both of them sending forth light and truth, Ps.xliii. 3; blowing off the clouds, and raising up the day-star that rises in our hearts, 2 Pet. ii.

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  • The day did not yet dawn, the "shadows did not flee away," nor the "day-star shine" in the hearts of men.

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