break of daynoun phrase
Definition of break of day
: the time of day when sunlight first begins to appear : dawn I woke at (the) break of day.
Love words? Need even more definitions?Merriam-Webster unabridged
Words at Play
Ask the Editors
- On Contractions of Multiple Words
- A Look at Uncommon Onomatopoeia
- Is Singular 'They' a Better Choice?