from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The waning moon.

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  • n. The phase of the moon when it is waning.
  • n. The moon when it is waning.


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  • So far I had seen nothing of the Morlocks, but it was yet early in the night, and the darker hours before the old moon rose were still to come.

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