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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of or relating to the time just before the first light of day.

Usage examples (32)
  • To avoid this, the crew works in predawn darkness, hoping their work survives until the "circus" arrives.
  • Now days when I put on the muffs in predawn darkness suddenly can hear crickets chirp and distant turkeys gobble.
  • Even though I attended UNC-Chapel Hill I rarely missed the all-night "predawn" concerts in A&T's Moore Gymnasium.
  • So a big raid here, a huge raid in the predawn hours. for more
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