Definitions for: Morning

[n] a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
[n] the earliest period; "the dawn of civilization"; "the morning of the world"
[n] the time period between dawn and noon; "I spent the morning running errands"
[n] the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"

Webster (1913) Definition: Morn"ing, a.
Pertaining to the first part or early part of the day; being
in the early part of the day; as, morning dew; morning light;
morning service.

She looks as clear As morning roses newly washed with
dew. --Shak.

Morning gown, a gown worn in the morning before one is
dressed for the day.

Morning gun, a gun fired at the first stroke of reveille at
military posts.

Morning sickness (Med.), nausea and vomiting, usually
occurring in the morning; -- a common sign of pregnancy.

Morning star.
(a) Any one of the planets (Venus, Jupiter, Mars, or Saturn)
when it precedes the sun in rising, esp. Venus. Cf.
Evening star, Evening.
(b) Satan. See Lucifer.

Since he miscalled the morning star, Nor man nor
fiend hath fallen so far. --Byron.
(c) A weapon consisting of a heavy ball set with spikes,
either attached to a staff or suspended from one by a

Morning watch (Naut.), the watch between four A. M. and
eight A. M..

Synonyms: aurora, break of day, break of the day, cockcrow, dawn, dawn, dawning, daybreak, dayspring, first light, forenoon, good morning, morn, morning time, sunrise, sunup

Antonyms: sundown, sunset

See Also: day, daylight, daytime, early-morning hour, farewell, greeting, hour, period, period of time, salutation, start, time of day, time period, word of farewell

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