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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
day-star \day"-star`\ (d[=a]"st[aum]r`), n.
1. The morning star; the star which ushers in the day; --
usually the planet Venus, when seen before and just after
[1913 Webster +PJC]
A dark place, until the day dawn, and the day-star
arise in your hearts. --2 Peter i.
2. The sun, as the orb of day. [Poetic]
So sinks the day-star in the ocean bed,
And yet anon repairs his drooping head,
And tricks his beams, and with new-spangled ore
Flames in the forehead of the morning sky. --Milton.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a planet (usually Venus) seen just before sunrise in the
eastern sky [syn: morning star, daystar, Phosphorus,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
37 Moby Thesaurus words for "daystar":
Aldebaran, Canicula, Dog Star, Hesper, Hesperus, Lucifer,
North Star, Phosphor, Phosphorus, Polaris, Sirius, Sol, Venus,
Vesper, celestial body, chromosphere, comet, corona, evening star,
fixed stars, heavenly body, living sapphires, lodestar,
morning star, orb, orb of day, phoebus, photosphere, polar star,
polestar, solar flare, solar prominence, solar wind, sphere,
starry host, stars, sun
From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :
which precedes and accompanies the sun-rising. It is found only
in 2 Pet. 1:19, where it denotes the manifestation of Christ to
the soul, imparting spiritual light and comfort. He is the
"bright and morning star" of Rev. 2:28; 22:16. (Comp. Num.
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