Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who attacks by night.

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Examples

  • When heaven's jewel had fled o'er far fields, that fierce sprite came, night-foe savage, to seek us out where safe and sound we sentried the hall.

    Beowulf

  • When heaven’s jewel had fled o’er far fields, that fierce sprite came, night-foe savage, to seek us out where safe and sound we sentried the hall.

    Beowulf, translated by Francis Gummere

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