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Definition of Evening

Evening
Evening E"ven*ing, n. [AS. [=ae]fnung. See even, n., and cf. Eve.] 1. The latter part and close of the day, and the beginning of darkness or night; properly, the decline of the day, or of the sum. In the ascending scale Of heaven, the stars that usher evening rose. --Milton. Note: Sometimes, especially in the Southern parts of the United States, the afternoon is called evening. --Bartlett. 2. The latter portion, as of life; the declining period, as of strength or glory. Note: Sometimes used adjectively; as, evening gun. ``Evening Prayer.' --Shak. Evening flower (Bot.), a genus of iridaceous plants (Hesperantha) from the Cape of Good Hope, with sword-shaped leaves, and sweet-scented flowers which expand in the evening. Evening grosbeak (Zo["o]l.), an American singing bird (Coccothraustes vespertina) having a very large bill. Its color is olivaceous, with the crown, wings, and tail black, and the under tail coverts yellow. So called because it sings in the evening. Evening primrose. See under Primrose. The evening star, the bright star of early evening in the western sky, soon passing below the horizon; specifically, the planet Venus; -- called also Vesper and Hesperus. During portions of the year, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn are also evening stars. See Morning Star.
Evening
Even E"ven, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Evened; p. pr. & vb. n. Evening] 1. To make even or level; to level; to lay smooth. His temple Xerxes evened with the soil. --Sir. W. Raleigh. It will even all inequalities --Evelyn. 2. To equal [Obs.] ``To even him in valor.' --Fuller. 3. To place in an equal state, as to obligation, or in a state in which nothing is due on either side; to balance, as accounts; to make quits. --Shak. 4. To set right; to complete. 5. To act up to; to keep pace with. --Shak.

Meaning of Evening from wikipedia

- Evening is the period of time at the end of the day, usually from about 5 P.M. or 6 P.M. to night. It is a daily astronomic event of variable time period...
- "In the Evening" is the first song on Led Zeppelin's 1979 album In Through the Out Door. Guitarist Jimmy Page uses a Gizmotron to create the droning effects...
- became a respected broadsheet in the 19th century, under the name New York Evening Post. In 1976, Rupert Murdoch bought the Post for US$30.5 million. Since...
- Evening Shade is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 21, 1990, to May 23, 1994. The series stars Burt Reynolds as Wood Newton...
- The Evening Standard (also the London Evening Standard) is a local, free daily newspaper, published Monday to Friday in tabloid format in London. Since...
- Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch...
- reaches 18° below the horizon, the twilight's brightness is nearly zero, and evening twilight becomes nighttime. When the Sun again reaches 18° below the horizon...
- The evening grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertinus) is a p****erine bird in the finch family Fringillidae found in North America. The International Ornithologists'...
- White tie, also called full evening dress or a dress suit, is the most formal in traditional evening Western dress codes. For men, it consists of a black...
- Evening star may refer to: The planet Venus when it appears in the west (evening sky), after sunset The ancient Gr****s gave it the name Hesperus Less commonly...
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