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old moon

noun
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90
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Examples from the web for old moon
  • Other names for this month's full moon include old moon and ice moon.
  • The rocket would be ready to launch several years earlier than under the old moon plan.
  • The dusty old moon is still a hotspot for space missions around the world.
British Dictionary definitions for old moon

old moon

noun
1.
a phase of the moon lying between last quarter and new moon, when it appears as a waning crescent
2.
the moon when it appears as a waning crescent
3.
the time at which this occurs
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