Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


It's a crime to send men out at this time of day—night, rather.

On Sat'day night, we mos'ly had fun, playin' an drinking whiskey an' beer—no time to fool 'roun' in de week time.

She called at my house on 7th day night, but being from home, did not see her till last evening.

Night followed day, and day night, as if there was no interval between; yet there was a heaviness upon me that bowed me down.

Sat'day night we would have parties and dance and play ring plays.

Dat wuz de place whar us collected mos' ev'ry Sa'day night fer our lil' mite o' fun frum de white folks hearin'.

Soon as I 'cumulates some payday me an' Lily meets you heah nex' Sat'day night.

Night follows day, and day night, with the startling suddenness of a match struck or a lamp extinguished in a cavern.

I mind the time you brought home your wages reg'lar, every Sat'day night, and I was willin' enough then to speak kind to you.

He said the night—for the blind call their day night—was now far gone, and it behoved everyone to go back to sleep.