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daylight

noun

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1 the first appearance of light in the morning or the time of its appearance
  • daylight was just breaking when we stumbled out of bed

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2 the hours of light between one night and the next
  • there isn't a lot of daylight left, so we'd better get home soon

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3 daylights plural the normal or healthy condition of the mental abilities
  • nearly terrified the daylights out of him with that scream

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The first known use of daylight was in the 14th century

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“Daylight.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/daylight. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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