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break of day

noun
1.
dawn; daybreak.
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British Dictionary definitions for break day

break of day

noun
1.
another term for dawn (sense 1)
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break of day

Dawn, early morning, as in We'll leave at break of day, as soon as it's light, or I feel as though I've been working since the break of day. This term uses break in the sense “burst out of darkness.” [ First half of 1500s ]
A synonym from the same period is the noun daybreak.
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