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Dusky
Dusky Dusk"y, a. 1. Partially dark or obscure; not luminous; dusk; as, a dusky valley. Through dusky lane and wrangling mart. --Keble. 2. Tending to blackness in color; partially black; dark-colored; not bright; as, a dusky brown. --Bacon. When Jove in dusky clouds involves the sky. --Dryden. The figure of that first ancestor invested by family tradition with a dim and dusky grandeur. --Hawthorne. 3. Gloomy; sad; melancholy. This dusky scene of horror, this melancholy prospect. --Bentley. 4. Intellectually clouded. Though dusky wits dare scorn astrology. --Sir P. Sidney.

Meaning of Dusky from wikipedia

- Dusky is an electronic music duo from London consisting of Alfie Granger-Howell and Nick Harriman. Formed in 2011, they have released music on various...
- The dusky flathead or black flathead (Platycephalus fuscus) (literally translating from Ancient Gr**** as "flat-head dusky") is a large predatory fish...
- The dusky dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus) is a dolphin found in coastal waters in the Southern Hemisphere. Its specific epithet is Latin for "dark"...
- The dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus) is a species of requiem shark, in the family Carcharhinidae, occurring in tropical and warm-temperate continental...
- The dusky myzomela or dusky honeyeater (Myzomela obscura) is a small, brown bird that is a common resident of the Aru Islands, southern New Guinea and...
- The dusky leaf monkey, spectacled langur, or spectacled leaf monkey (Trachypithecus obscurus) is a species of primate in the family Cercopithecidae. It...
- Dusky flycatcher may refer to: American dusky flycatcher African dusky flycatcher...
- The dusky moorhen (Gallinula tenebrosa) is a bird species in the rail family and is one of the eight extant species in the moorhen genus. It occurs in...
- "swarthy elves", sing. svartálfr), also called myrkálfar ("dark elves", "dusky elves", "murky elves", sing. myrkálfr), are beings who dwell in Svartalfheim...
- The dusky seaside sparrow (Ammodramus maritimus nigrescens) was a non-migratory subspecies of the seaside sparrow, found in Florida in the natural salt...
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