from The Century Dictionary.
- Composed by candle-light; pertaining to nocturnal study or serious thought.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Composed by candlelight, or by night; of or pertaining to night studies; laborious or painstaking.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Composed by
candlelight, or at night.
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And by close application to my book at night, my visage became considerally emaciated by extreme perspiration, having no lucubratory aparatus, no candle, no lamp, nor even light-wood, being chiefly raised in oaky woods.