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1. Evening. "Winter oft, at eve resumes the breeze." (Thomson)

2. The evening before a holiday, from the Jewish mode of reckoning the day as beginning at sunset. Not at midnight; as, Christians eve is the evening before Christmas; also, the period immediately preceding some important event. "On the eve of death.

<zoology>" Eve churr, the European goatsucker or nightjar.

Synonyms: night churr, and churr owl.

See: Even.

(01 Mar 1998)

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