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  • n. Plural form of forenight.


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  • We sat through the long winter forenights, counting stitches, in the old gray house at Burnfoot, under the Scottish moors.

    Vane of the Timberlands

  • The roof had not been thatched two days before the rain set in; but now they could work quite comfortably inside; and as the space was small, and the forenights were long, they had it quite finished before the end of

    David Elginbrod

  • Annie which had naturally devolved upon him, although there was now comparatively little occasion for its exercise; and Mrs Forbes, finding herself lonely in her parlour during the long _forenights_, got into the habit of sending Mary at least three times a week to fetch her.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • The sun set now between two and three o'clock, and there were long forenights to favour the plot.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • "There's many a lilting laugh hidden in the ears o 'this old tree, for here it was the cailleachs cam' tae spin in the long summer forenights, when everybody left their hames and took their beasts tae the hill for the summer.

    The McBrides A Romance of Arran


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