gloaming

[gloh-ming]
noun
twilight; dusk.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English gloming, Old English glōmung, derivative of glōm twilight

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gloaming (ˈɡləʊmɪŋ)
 
n
poetic twilight or dusk
 
[Old English glōmung, from glōm; related to Old Norse glāmr moon]

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gloaming
O.E. glomung, formed (probably on model of æfning "evening") from glom "twilight," related to glowan "to glow," hence "glow of sunrise or sunset," from P.Gmc. *glo- (see glow). Fell from currency except in Yorkshire dialect, but preserved in Scotland and reintroduced
by Burns and other Scottish writers after 1785.
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Example sentences
They usually hunt at night or during the gloaming hours of dawn and dusk.
Moons, both crescent and full, provide a thin light in the gloaming.
There are also some lovely vistas and a glimpse in the gloaming.
Framed against the gloaming outside, the interior of the office shone
  stage-bright.
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