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Definition of Evening

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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 a day from the end of the afternoon to the beginning of night. The exact times when evening begins and ends depend on location...
- "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...
- Evening is a 2007 American drama film directed by Lajos Koltai. The screenplay by Susan Minot and Michael Cunningham is based on the 1998 novel of the...
- Evening dress, evening attire, or evening wear may refer to: Evening gown or evening dress Full evening dress or white tie, a dress code Western dress...
- The Evening Star is a 1996 American comedy-drama film. It is a sequel to the Academy Award-winning 1983 film Terms of Endearment starring Shirley MacLaine...
- 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...
- The Evening Standard, formerly The Standard (1827–1904), also known as the London Evening Standard, is a local free daily newspaper in London, England...
- An Evening In Paris (Hindi: Paris Ki Ek Shaam) is a 1967 Indian romantic thriller film produced and directed by Shakti Samanta, with story by Sachin Bhowmick...
- became a respected broadsheet in the 19th century under the name New York Evening Post. Its most famous 19th century editor was William Cullen Bryant. In...
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