Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To grow dusk; dim; become darker.
  • To make dark or obscure.

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

  • transitive verb rare To make dusk or obscure.

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

  • verb To make dusky or obscure.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

dusk +‎ -en

Examples

  • Against the dusken glow, crossing the moon, the bats silhouette themselves in procession, like a nervous child’s dream of Halloween.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • Against the dusken glow, crossing the moon, the bats silhouette themselves in procession, like a nervous child’s dream of Halloween.

    The Song of The Dodo

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