Definitions

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  • n. The very early morning, just after midnight, when most people are asleep.

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Examples

  • Her neighbour, who should know better than to trust an old man asking questions, said that Miss Chessman was severely upset over an accident she had witnessed in the wee hours of Thursday morning.

    A Letter of Mary

  • A month later, Louise Childs gave birth to a boy they named Kenneth and Nelson and Samuel celebrated into the wee hours of the morning.

    Olivia

  • “Hitting me over the head in the wee hours of the morning, dragging me back here?”

    Forever Lost

  • Now, our army is due to enter Mallburn Town during the wee hours of the day after tomorrow.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • “Burning her lamp until the wee hours of the morning, dressing like a charwoman, taking all of her meals in her room.”

    One Night Of Scandal

  • As his pièce de résistance, in the wee hours of the morning he pulled me into a narrow doorway in a part of town north of Market Street.

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice

  • Disinterested students might find themselves washing dishes with the Driscoll staff until the wee hours of the morning.

    INNER CIRCLE

  • The following morning, most of the attendees reappear bleary-eyed, begging me for coffee, because they stayed up into the wee hours of the morning talking with their bunkmates.

    I Used to Have a Handle on Life But It Broke

  • “I would have never agreed to lend my talents to this little bacchanalia had I known the revelry would extend until the wee hours of the morning.”

    One Night Of Scandal

  • There, in the wee hours of the morning, the Messiah is beaten and mocked again, all the while enduring the venomous accusations of the religious elite, the so-called mouthpieces of God.

    The Courage To Be Christian

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