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Examples of morn in a Sentence

my herald of the morn is my cat, sticking his paw in my face to wake me up so, how are you this lovely morn?
Recent Examples on the Web The light green safari shade is especially fun, or go for an aquatic vibe with the icy morn/sea wave two-combo. Rena Behar, Travel + Leisure, 26 May 2023 Thanksgiving morn: 2:45 a.m. Patricia Highsmith, The New Yorker, 27 Sep. 2021 At night or early in the morn. Ashlee Banks, Essence, 3 Mar. 2021 Some of our colder suburbs likely see frost Halloween morn. Washington Post, 29 Oct. 2020 This gives me, in the parking lot the next morn, yet another opportunity to introduce myself to fellow travelers who possess jumper cables. John Phillips, Car and Driver, 9 Jan. 2023 These white cast-iron stocking holders will keep your stocking supported with the look of a frosty winter’s morn. Anna Fixsen, ELLE Decor, 1 Dec. 2022 Even more thrilling—spoilers ahead—are the happy resolutions that Ms. Perry devises for her worthy characters by Christmas morn. Tom Nolan, WSJ, 17 Nov. 2022 The next morn, my son had those beignets for breakfast! Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 4 Apr. 2022

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Word History

Etymology

Middle English, from Old English morgen; akin to Old High German morgan morning and perhaps to Greek marmairein to sparkle

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of morn was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Morn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morn. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

morn

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