from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Going or traveling in the night.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Traveling in the night.
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But sun, moon, and stars abstracted or concealed, the night-faring inhabitant had to fall back — we speak on the authority of old prints — upon stable lanthorns two stories in height.
Through the window came now and again faint notes of night-faring birds, south bound on their autumnal migration.