2. Noun. (plural of noon) ¹
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Definition of Noons
1. noon [n] - See also: noon
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Literary usage of Noons
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Low Tide on Grand Pré and Ballads of Lost Haven: Two Volumes in One by Bliss Carman (1897)
"noons of poppy, noons of poppy, Purple shadows by the sea; How should love take thought to wonder What the destined port may be? ..."
2. The Natural History of Selborne by Gilbert White (1901)
"observations, I should see swallows stirring at periods of the winter, when the noons were soft and inviting, and the sun warm and invigorating. ..."
3. Sanskrit Syntax by Jacob Samuel Speyer (1886)
"ON THE DIFFERENT CLASSES OF noons AND PRONOUNS. CHAPT. I. Substantive. Adjective. Adverb. 233. In ancient languages the difference between adjective nd ..."
4. Choice of Choices [poems] (1905)
"What stays thee from the clouded noons, Thy sweetness from its proper place? Can trouble live with April days, Or sadness in the summer noons? ..."
5. The Practice of Navigation and Nautical Astronomy by Henry Raper (1840)
"... the adjacent ones being (У-88 and l"-48 ; hence the déclin, is maximum at some time between the noons of the 21st and 22d. III. CONVERSION OF TIMES. 1. ..."
6. A Treatise on the Language, Poetry, and Music of the Highland Clans: With by Donald Campbell (1862)
"Many noons beginning with s, which is silent before h, insert t after the article ; as, an saoghal, (sao'-al) the world, is written in the genitive case, ..."
7. Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry edited by Epes Sargent (1882)
"... delaying long : Thou doest expectant nature wrong ; Delaying long, delay no more. What stays thee from the clouded noons Î Thy sweetness from its proper ..."