Hypertext Webster Gateway: "dayspring"

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary (easton)

(Job 38:12; Luke 1:78), the dawn of the morning; daybreak.
(Comp. Isa. 60:1, 2; Mal. 4:2; Rev. 22:16.)

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Dayspring \Day"spring`\ (d[=a]"spr[i^]ng`), n.
The beginning of the day, or first appearance of light; the
dawn; hence, the beginning. --Milton.

The tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from
on high hath visited us. --Luke i. 78.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

n : the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they
talked until morning" [syn: {dawn}, {dawning}, {morning},
{aurora}, {first light}, {daybreak}, {break of day}, {break
of the day}, {sunrise}, {sunup}, {cockcrow}] [ant: {sunset}]

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