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dayspring

[dey-spring] /ˈdeɪˌsprɪŋ/
noun, Archaic.
1.
dawn; daybreak.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English; see day, spring
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British Dictionary definitions for day spring

dayspring

/ˈdeɪˌsprɪŋ/
noun
1.
a poetic word for dawn
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day spring in the Bible

(Job 38:12; Luke 1:78), the dawn of the morning; daybreak. (Comp. Isa. 60:1, 2; Mal. 4:2; Rev. 22:16.)

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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