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Ale-knight
Ale-knight Ale"-knight`, n. A pot companion. [Obs.]
Allnight
Allnight All"night`, n. Light, fuel, or food for the whole night. [Obs.] --Bacon.
Anight
Anight A*night", Anights A*nights", adv. [OE. on niht.] In the night time; at night. [Archaic] Does he hawk anights still? --Marston.
Anights
Anight A*night", Anights A*nights", adv. [OE. on niht.] In the night time; at night. [Archaic] Does he hawk anights still? --Marston.
Benightment
Benightment Be*night"ment, n. The condition of being benighted.
Birthnight
Birthnight Birth"night`, n. The night in which a person is born; the anniversary of that night in succeeding years. The angelic song in Bethlehem field, On thy birthnight, that sung thee Savior born. --Milton.
Carpet knight
Carpet Car"pet (k[aum]r"p[e^]t), n. [OF. carpite rug, soft of cloth, F. carpette coarse packing cloth, rug (cf. It. carpita rug, blanket), LL. carpeta, carpita, woolly cloths, fr. L. carpere to pluck, to card (wool); cf. Gr. karpo`s fruit, E. Harvest.] 1. A heavy woven or felted fabric, usually of wool, but also of cotton, hemp, straw, etc.; esp. a floor covering made in breadths to be sewed together and nailed to the floor, as distinguished from a rug or mat; originally, also, a wrought cover for tables. Tables and beds covered with copes instead of carpets and coverlets. --T. Fuller. 2. A smooth soft covering resembling or suggesting a carpet. ``The grassy carpet of this plain.' --Shak. Carpet beetle or Carpet bug (Zo["o]l.), a small beetle (Anthrenus scrophulari[ae]), which, in the larval state, does great damage to carpets and other woolen goods; -- also called buffalo bug. Carpet knight. (a) A knight who enjoys ease and security, or luxury, and has not known the hardships of the field; a hero of the drawing room; an effeminate person. --Shak. (b) One made a knight, for some other than military distinction or service. Carpet moth (Zo["o]l.), the larva of an insect which feeds on carpets and other woolen goods. There are several kinds. Some are the larv[ae] of species of Tinea (as T. tapetzella); others of beetles, esp. Anthrenus. Carpet snake (Zo["o]l.), an Australian snake. See Diamond snake, under Diamond. Carpet sweeper, an apparatus or device for sweeping carpets. To be on the carpet, to be under consideration; to be the subject of deliberation; to be in sight; -- an expression derived from the use of carpets as table cover. Brussels carpet. See under Brussels.
day or night lettergrams
Letter Let"ter, n. (Teleg.) A telegram longer than an ordinary message sent at rates lower than the standard message rate in consideration of its being sent and delivered subject to priority in service of regular messages. Such telegrams are called by the Western Union Company day, or night, letters according to the time of sending, and by The Postal Telegraph Company day, or night, lettergrams.
day or night letters
Letter Let"ter, n. (Teleg.) A telegram longer than an ordinary message sent at rates lower than the standard message rate in consideration of its being sent and delivered subject to priority in service of regular messages. Such telegrams are called by the Western Union Company day, or night, letters according to the time of sending, and by The Postal Telegraph Company day, or night, lettergrams.
deadly nightshade
Belladonna Bel`la*don"na, n. [It., literally fine lady; bella beautiful + donna lady.] (Bot.) (a) An herbaceous European plant (Atropa belladonna) with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries. The whole plant and its fruit are very poisonous, and the root and leaves are used as powerful medicinal agents. Its properties are largely due to the alkaloid atropine which it contains. Called also deadly nightshade. (b) A species of Amaryllis (A. belladonna); the belladonna lily.
Deadly nightshade
Deadly Dead"ly, a. 1. Capable of causing death; mortal; fatal; destructive; certain or likely to cause death; as, a deadly blow or wound. 2. Aiming or willing to destroy; implacable; desperately hostile; flagitious; as, deadly enemies. Thy assailant is quick, skillful, and deadly. --Shak. 3. Subject to death; mortal. [Obs.] The image of a deadly man. --Wyclif (Rom. i. 23). Deadly nightshade (Bot.), a poisonous plant; belladonna. See under Nightshade.
Deep of night
Deep Deep, n. 1. That which is deep, especially deep water, as the sea or ocean; an abyss; a great depth. Courage from the deeps of knowledge springs. --Cowley. The hollow deep of hell resounded. --Milton. Blue Neptune storms, the bellowing deeps resound. --Pope. 2. That which is profound, not easily fathomed, or incomprehensible; a moral or spiritual depth or abyss. Thy judgments are a great deep. --Ps. xxxvi. 6. Deep of night, the most quiet or profound part of night; dead of night. The deep of night is crept upon our talk. --Shak.
Fore-night
Fore-night Fore"-night`, n. The evening between twilight and bedtime. [Scot.]
Fortnight
Fortnight Fort"night` (?; in U.S. often ?; 277), n. [Contr. fr. fourteen nights, our ancestors reckoning time by nights and winters; so, also, seven nights, sennight, a week.] The space of fourteen days; two weeks.
Fortnightly
Fortnightly Fort"night`ly, a. Occurring or appearing once in a fortnight; as, a fortnightly meeting of a club; a fortnightly magazine, or other publication. -- adv. Once in a fortnight; at intervals of a fortnight.
Knight
Knight Knight, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Knighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Knighting.] To dub or create (one) a knight; -- done in England by the sovereign only, who taps the kneeling candidate with a sword, saying: Rise, Sir ---. A soldier, by the honor-giving hand Of C?ur-de-Lion knighted in the field. --Shak.
Knight bachelor
Knight bachelor Knight" bach"e*lor; pl. Knights bachelors. A knight of the most ancient, but lowest, order of English knights, and not a member of any order of chivalry. See Bachelor, 4.
Knight banneret
Knight banneret Knight" ban"ner*et; pl. Knights bannerets. A knight who carried a banner, who possessed fiefs to a greater amount than the knight bachelor, and who was obliged to serve in war with a greater number of attendants. The dignity was sometimes conferred by the sovereign in person on the field of battle.
Knight baro-net
Knight baro-net Knight" bar"o-net See Baronet.
Knight marshal
Knight marshal Knight" mar"shal (Eng. Law) An officer in the household of the British sovereign, who has cognizance of transgressions within the royal household and verge, and of contracts made there, a member of the household being one of the parties. --Wharton.
Knight service
Knight service Knight" serv"ice (Eng. Feud. Law) A tenure of lands held by knights on condition of performing military service. See Chivalry, n., 4.
Knight Templar
Knight Templar Knight" Tem"plar; pl. Knights Templars. See Commandery, n., 3, and also Templar, n., 1 and 3.
Knightage
Knightage Knight"age, n. To body of knights, taken collectively.
Knighted
Knight Knight, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Knighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Knighting.] To dub or create (one) a knight; -- done in England by the sovereign only, who taps the kneeling candidate with a sword, saying: Rise, Sir ---. A soldier, by the honor-giving hand Of C?ur-de-Lion knighted in the field. --Shak.
Knight-errant
Knight-errant Knight"-er`rant, n.; pl. Knight-errants, or Knights-errant. A wandering knight; a knight who traveled in search of adventures, for the purpose of exhibiting military skill, prowess, and generosity.
Knight-errantries
Knight-errantry Knight"-er`rant*ry, n.; pl. Knight-errantries. The character or actions of wandering knights; the practice of wandering in quest of adventures; chivalry; a quixotic or romantic adventure or scheme.
Knight-errantry
Knight-errantry Knight"-er`rant*ry, n.; pl. Knight-errantries. The character or actions of wandering knights; the practice of wandering in quest of adventures; chivalry; a quixotic or romantic adventure or scheme.
Knight-errants
Knight-errant Knight"-er`rant, n.; pl. Knight-errants, or Knights-errant. A wandering knight; a knight who traveled in search of adventures, for the purpose of exhibiting military skill, prowess, and generosity.
Knight-er-ratic
Knight-er-ratic Knight"-er-rat"ic, a. Pertaining to a knight-errant or to knight-errantry. [R.] --Quart. Rev.
Knighthead
Knighthead Knight"head`, n. (Naut.) A bollard timber. See under Bollard.

Meaning of Night from wikipedia

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