old moon


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old moon

n.
The waning moon.

old moon

n
1. (Astronomy) a phase of the moon lying between last quarter and new moon, when it appears as a waning crescent
2. (Astronomy) the moon when it appears as a waning crescent
3. (Astronomy) the time at which this occurs
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So far I had seen nothing of the Morlocks, but it was yet early in the night, and the darker hours before the old moon rose were still to come.
Then, as my vigil wore on, came a faintness in the eastward sky, like the reflection of some colourless fire, and the old moon rose, thin and peaked and white.
It was becoming an old moon to the friends we had left behind us, but to us Joshuas it stood still in the same place and remained always the same.
He felt a strong desire to hustle them all along a bit and teach them business habits; the hoary old dog and the grizzled, heavy-faced old butler with his prehistoric shirt-front, and the drowsy old moon, and above all the scatter-brained old philosopher who couldn't keep an appointment.
Sometimes it was also referred to as the Old Moon, or Moon After the Yule.
The January full moon is referred to as Full Wolf Moon, Old Moon and the Moon after Yule.
However, I checked with NASA and it's still definitely the same old Moon as last week.
Cancer THIS is called the Moon after Yule, Old Moon or Storm Moon - there are many variations for it - and it's a time to consider the start of a new year - to stay in and think about where you see things going in the coming Lunar year.
In the last years of our lives we become like God's spies as we enter into the mystery of things and laugh at the gossip of poor rogues who are still obsessed with who's in and who's out, who wins or loses at court, in the endless ebb and changes of the fickle old moon.
The Geminids next month would also occur during the time of the BAA meeting, though peaking slightly later on Dec 14, but again there was interference from a 19day old Moon.
It was huge and red, looking like something from a distant planet rather than our familiar old moon.
It's an approach that's meant the versatile Woomble had a broad palate of styles and influences to work with, from folk rock (Work Like You Can), to country (New Frontier), upbeat horn-led pop (Roll Along) and the dark, jazzy Between The Old Moon, all held together by his soft Scottish baritone and thoughtful, often mysterious lyrics.