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  • n. Obsolete form of darkness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Darkness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of darkness.


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  • With all the calmness of veteran delinquency, his eye will be seen ranging through the busy prospect, piercing the dirkness of subordinate guilt, and disciplining with congenial adroitness the agents of his crimes and the instruments of his cruelty.

    At the Trial of Warren Hastings


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