starlight

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star +‎ light

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  • IPA(key): /ˈstɑː(ɹ)laɪt/
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starlight (uncountable)

  1. Light emitted from stars other than the Sun.
    • 1667, John Milton, “Book IV”, in Paradise Lost. [], London: [] [Samuel Simmons], [], OCLC 228722708; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: [], London: Basil Montagu Pickering [], 1873, OCLC 230729554:
      Nor walk by moon, / Or glittering starlight, without thee is sweet.
    • 1944 January and February, Major J. C. F. Lloyd Williamson, “Ambulance Trains in Algeria and Tunisia”, in Railway Magazine, page 5:
      Bright starlight enabled us to see much of the country.

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