nighsome

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From nigh +‎ -some.

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nighsome (comparative more nighsome, superlative most nighsome)

  1. Favourable; gracious.
    • 1922, Charles Edwin Hewes, Songs of the Rockies:
      And embittered Winter, fury consumed By thoughts of Spring's nighsome 'proach, can compass.

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