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first light

noun, Southern U.S.
1.
dawn.
Origin of first light
1945-1950
1945-50
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  • Spearman in the lifeboat would follow the advance party at first-light.

    West Of The Sun Edgar Pangborn
British Dictionary definitions for first-light

first light

noun
1.
the time when light first appears in the morning; dawn
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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