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Meaning of DAYSPRING

Pronunciation:  'dey`spring

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"

DAYSPRING is a 9 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: aurora, break of day, break of the day, cockcrow, dawn, dawning, daybreak, first light, morning, sunrise, sunup
 Antonyms: sundown, sunset
 See Also: hour, time of day



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Day"spring`\ (d[=a]"spr[i^]ng`), n.
The beginning of the day, or first appearance of light; the
dawn; hence, the beginning. --Milton.

      The tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from
      on high hath visited us.                 --Luke i. 78.

Easton Bible Dictionary

(Job 38:12; Luke 1:78), the dawn of the morning; daybreak. (Comp. Isa. 60:1, 2; Mal. 4:2; Rev. 22:16.)