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- Rhymes: -aɪt
- To overtake with night.
- (of a traveller, etc) To be caught out by oncoming night before reaching one's destination
- To darken
To overtake with night
To be caught out by oncoming night before reaching one's destination
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- OED 2nd edition 1989