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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MORNING

On a morning late in May Mrs. Bines and her daughter were at breakfast.

The morning after his arrival, Artaphernes had a private audience with his royal master.

"I told your father that this morning," and he resumed his writing.

Still he reflected that he would be unable to get out, and in the morning he could go for the constable.

We missed our morning mass, it will do us no harm to hear Nones in the Minster.

But when the morning came he found the task a difficult one to enter upon.

They awoke one morning to find the car on a siding at the One Girl mine.

Here's copper just closed at 93, after opening strong this morning at 105.

When he awoke the cold light of the morning was stealing in.

Mr. Bines is my husband, Mtterchen, and we're leaving for the West in the morning.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-13c., morn, morewen (see morn) + suffix -ing, on pattern of evening. Originally the time just before sunrise. As an adjective from 1530s. Morning after in reference to a hangover is from 1884; in reference to a type of contraception, attested from 1867. Morning sickness as a symptom of pregnancy is from 1793 (Old English had morgenwlætung). Morning glory is from 1814, in reference to the time the flowers open. Morning star "Venus in the east before sunrise" is from 1530s (Old English had morgensteorra "morn-star"). As a greeting, short for good morning, attested by 1895.

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