the still of the night

Definition of the still of the night

literary

  1. :  the time late at night when it is very quiet and dark

Word by Word Definitions

stillplay
  1. :  devoid of or abstaining from motion

    :  sedentary

    :  not effervescent

  1. :  to become motionless or silent :  quiet

    :  allay, calm

    :  to put an end to :  settle

  1. :  without motion

    :  always, continually

    :  in a progressive manner :  increasingly

  1. :  quiet, silence

    :  a static photograph

    :  a photograph of actors or scenes of a motion picture for publicity or documentary purposes

  1. :  distill

  1. :  distillery

    :  apparatus used in distillation comprising either the chamber in which the vaporization is carried out or the entire equipment

nightplay
  1. :  the time from dusk to dawn when no sunlight is visible

    :  an evening or night taken as an occasion or point of time

    :  an evening set aside for a particular purpose

  1. :  of, relating to, or associated with the night

    :  intended for use at night

    :  existing, occurring, or functioning at night


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