from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as moonlit.


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  • As you wandered through these fantastically illuminated grounds, the moon-lighted chateau throwing a rosy light from its long rows of windows, you would suddenly hear these ravishing voices stealing from the silence of some grove, or rising from boats upon the lake.


  • “But now the cast hath been made and the net hath been widely extended, And in the night the tunnies will dart through the moon-lighted waters.”

    The History of Herodotus

  • Across the moon-lighted room he went to her with opened arms, and when she came to meet him and lifted her face he kissed her reverently.

    The Man Thou Gavest

  • And though a toast in society, and courted by the nobility of the old world, Alice Westmore remembered only a moon-lighted night when she told Cousin Tom good-bye.

    The Bishop of Cottontown A Story of the Southern Cotton Mills

  • The moon-lighted ocean spread full and throbbing before her.

    Janet of the Dunes

  • The Gospeler stands confounded in his own doorway, with the defence thus strangely secured in his hand; and, looking up the moon-lighted road, sees Mr. BUMSTEAD, in the sun-bonnet, leaping high, at short intervals, over the numerous adders and cobras on his homeward way, like a thoroughbred hurdle-racer.

    Punchinello, Volume 1, No. 14, July 2, 1870

  • We walked swiftly across the moon-lighted open, and I had scant time for fear.


  • And in a moon-lighted room overlooking a fanfare of roofs, Erik Dorn whispered one night to Rachel,

    Erik Dorn

  • Then she remembered -- a moon-lighted room ... "you have given me wings!"

    Erik Dorn

  • By the power of an open window, a black square in the moon-lighted wall, the farmhouse took on the aspect of a man-trap.

    The Rover


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