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  • n. Plural form of starlight.

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Examples

  • It should be almost invisible in the early morning mists, but against the green of spring and summer, or under the magnesium flares -- called by the English "starlights" -- with which the

    Kings, Queens and Pawns An American Woman at the Front

  • "I hope to God they don't use 'starlights' over our trenches tonight.

    I Spy

  • In the pure breath of the wind, as it gustily swept the earth, was a promise of things vernal, of the tender beauties of a coming spring; but there was still a keen, delightful freshness in the air, a vague reminder of frosty starlights and serene white snow — the untrodden snow of deserted, moon-lit streets — that quickened the blood, and sent

    Maurice Guest

  • Born where the glorious starlights trace, vol. iv.,

    The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume VI The Songs of Scotland of the Past Half Century

  • In the darkness he was a nebulous dark bulk that sprang into bold relief when the starlights flared in front.

    The Red Horizon

  • The firing-line was about five miles away; the starlights seemed to rise and fall just beyond an adjacent spinney, so deceptive are they.

    The Red Horizon

  • The pathway was barely two feet across, a mere tight-rope in the wide waste, and on either side nothing stood out to give relief to the desolate scene; over us the clouds hung low, shapeless and gloomy, behind was the darkness, in front when the starlights made the darkness visible they only increased the sense of solitude.

    The Red Horizon

  • I had a strong feeling that two or three people might walk along that road under those starlights much more safely and inconspicuously than an automobile could move.

    Kings, Queens and Pawns An American Woman at the Front

  • At one time no less than twenty starlights hung in the air at one time.

    Kings, Queens and Pawns An American Woman at the Front

  • But over the trench and over the line of communication behind the trench hang always the enemy's "starlights."

    Kings, Queens and Pawns An American Woman at the Front

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