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     No. See the Note under No.  [1913 Webster]
Noonn. [AS. n, orig., the ninth hour, fr. L. nona (sc. hora) the ninth hour, then applied to the church services (called nones) at that hour, the time of which was afterwards changed to noon. See Nine, and cf. Nones, Nunchion.].
  •  The middle of the day; midday; the time when the sun is in the meridian; twelve o'clock in the daytime.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence, the highest point; culmination.  [1913 Webster]
    "In the very noon of that brilliant life which was destined to be so soon, and so fatally, overshadowed."  [1913 Webster]
High noon, the exact meridian; midday. -- Noon of night, midnight. [Poetic] Dryden.
     Belonging to midday; occurring at midday; meridional.  Young.  [1913 Webster]
Noonv. i. 
     To take rest and refreshment at noon.  [1913 Webster]


Noon, n.
1 twelve o'clock in the day, midday.
2 the culminating point.

OE non f. L nona (hora) ninth hour: orig. = 3 p.m. (cf. NONE(2))



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N morning, morn, forenoon, a, m, prime, dawn, daybreak, dayspring, foreday, sunup, peep of day, break of day, aurora, first blush of the morning, first flush of the morning, prime of the morning, twilight, crepuscule, sunrise, cockcrow, cockcrowing, the small hours, the wee hours of the morning, spring, vernal equinox, first point of Aries, noon, midday, noonday, noontide, meridian, prime, nooning, noontime, summer, midsummer, matin, matutinal, vernal, at sunrise, with the sun, with the lark, when the morning dawns, at shut of evening flowers, entre chien et loup, flames in the forehead of the morning sky, the breezy call of incense-breathing morn.

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