break of day

Definition of break of day

  1. :  the time of day when sunlight first begins to appear :  dawn I woke at (the) break of day.

Word by Word Definitions

breakplay
  1. :  to separate into parts with suddenness or violence

    :  fracture

    : to fracture a bone of (a bodily part)

  1. :  an act or action of breaking

    :  the opening shot in a game of pool or billiards

    :  a gap or opening caused or appearing as if caused by damage :  a condition produced by or as if by breaking :  gap

  1. :  the time of light between one night and the next

    :  daylight

    :  daytime


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