dayspring

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day +‎ spring

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dayspring ‎(plural daysprings)

  1. (archaic) The beginning of the day, or first appearance of light; the dawn; daybreak.
    • Because of the tender mercy of our God, Whereby the dayspring from on high shall visit us, Luke i. 78.ASV
    • Hast thou commanded the morning since thy days began, And caused the dayspring to know its place; Job 38:12 ASV

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