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cockshut

(ˈkɒkˌʃʌt)
n
dusk

twi•light

(ˈtwaɪˌlaɪt)

n.
1. the soft, diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon, either from daybreak to sunrise or, more commonly, from sunset to nightfall.
2. the period in the morning or, more commonly, in the evening during which this light prevails.
3. a terminal period, esp. after full development, success, etc.
4. a state of uncertainty, vagueness, or gloom.
adj.
5. of or resembling twilight; dim; obscure.
[1375–1425; late Middle English; see twi-, light1]
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