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  • noun Plural form of daybeam.

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Examples

  • It was as if a window were thrown open, admitting a freer atmosphere into the close and stifled study, where his life was wasting itself away, amid lamp-light, or obstructed daybeams, and the musty fragrance, be it sensual or moral, that exhales from books.

    IX. The Leech

  • Above us in the twilight invisible larks climbed among the daybeams, singing as they flew.

    Henry Brocken His Travels and Adventures in the Rich, Strange, Scarce-Imaginable Regions of Romance

  • Her experience had been of a kind to teach her, rightly or wrongly, that the doubtful honour of a brief transmit through a sorry world hardly called for effusiveness, even when the path was suddenly irradiated at some half-way point by daybeams rich as hers.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

  • Her experience had been of a kind to teach her, rightly or wrongly, that the doubtful honour of a brief transmit through a sorry world hardly called for effusiveness, even when the path was suddenly irradiated at some half-way point by daybeams rich as hers.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

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