1. [syn: morning star, daystar, Phosphorus, Lucifer]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Morning \Morn"ing\, a.
Pertaining to the first part or early part of the day; being
in the early part of the day; as, morning dew; morning light;
She looks as clear
As morning roses newly washed with dew. --Shak.
Morning gown, a gown worn in the morning before one is
dressed for the day.
Morning gun, a gun fired at the first stroke of reveille at
Morning sickness (Med.), nausea and vomiting, usually
occurring in the morning; -- a common sign of pregnancy.
(a) Any one of the planets (Venus, Jupiter, Mars, or Saturn)
when it precedes the sun in rising, esp. Venus. Cf.
Evening star, Evening.
(b) Satan. See Lucifer.
Since he miscalled the morning star,
Nor man nor fiend hath fallen so far. --Byron.
(c) A weapon consisting of a heavy ball set with spikes,
either attached to a staff or suspended from one by a
Morning watch (Naut.), the watch between four a. m. and
eight a. m..
[1913 Webster] Morning glory
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a planet (usually Venus) seen just before sunrise in the
eastern sky [syn: morning star, daystar, Phosphorus,