the still of the night

Definition of the still of the night

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

Word by Word Definitions

still play
  1. : devoid of or abstaining from motion

  2. : sedentary

  3. : not effervescent

  1. : to become motionless or silent : quiet

  2. : allay, calm

  3. : to put an end to : settle

  1. : without motion

  2. : always, continually

  3. : in a progressive manner : increasingly

  1. : quiet, silence

  2. : a static photograph

  1. : distill

  1. : distillery

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

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

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

  3. : an evening set aside for a particular purpose

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

  2. : intended for use at night

  3. : existing, occurring, or functioning at night


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