upsun

noun

Definition of upsun

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Scottish
: the time between sunrise and sunset
with upsun
Scottish
: while the sun is up
adverb

upsun

adverb

Definition of upsun (Entry 2 of 2)

: in a direction toward the sun : with the sun in one's eyes

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History and Etymology for upsun

Noun

Middle English (Scots) upson, from up + sunne, sonne, son sun

Adverb

up entry 4 + sun, noun

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“Upsun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/upsun. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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