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daybreak

[′dā‚brāk]
(astronomy)
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At daybreak, the telegraphs were set at work in all directions, and almost immediately the authorities in every district had exerted their utmost endeavors to arrest the murderer of Caderousse.
By daybreak he had gained sufficient distance to relieve him from the terrors of his savage foes; but now new sources of inquietude presented themselves.
As he became refreshed, he became overbearing; and patronised the company at the Daybreak in certain small talk at which he assisted, as if his condition were far above his appearance.
It had been mentioned at the Daybreak, she remarked, on the authority of the journals, that he had been kept in prison for his own safety.
But I returned before daybreak and went to the rear of the house, purposing to enter by a door with which I had secretly so tampered that it would seem to lock, yet not actually fasten.
At daybreak the 1,200 chimneys vomited their torrents of flame into the air, and the ground was agitated with dull tremblings.
'She goes abroad to-night,' said Fagin, 'and on the right errand, I'm sure; for she has been alone all day, and the man she is afraid of will not be back much before daybreak. Come with me.
Suppose, then, that we make tomorrow a washing day, and start at daybreak. I will come and help you so that you may have everything ready as soon as possible, for all the best young men among your own people are courting you, and you are not going to remain a maid much longer.
The Deputy leader of the Labour party, Harriet Harman, has told ITV Daybreak that a deal has been reached on press regulation.
The purpose of the annual Daybreak breakfast is to applaud the efforts of those in the community who work to stop domestic violence and to place domestic violence issues in the spotlight this month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
It was then that Mike was introduced to the charity Daybreak, who are based in Ouseburn, Hexham and Consett, and offer adults with learning difficulties a centre for social activities.
Pat Smailes , who has worked as a community midwife for 32 years and is based in Colwyn Bay Community Hospital received the award live during last Friday's Daybreak programme.