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gloaming

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noun gloam·ing \ˈglō-miŋ\

Definition of gloaming



Examples of gloaming

  1. <lovers would often retreat to the gloaming of the park's many secluded recesses to steal a kiss>

  2. <with the gloaming came the familiar call of the whip-poor-will>



Origin of gloaming

Middle English (Scots) gloming, from Old English glōming, from glōm twilight; akin to Old English glōwan to glow


First Known Use: before 12th century

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