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twilight
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

2 meanings, 5 uses
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1  —4 uses as in:
pink clouds in a twilight sky
Definition
the time of day between daylight and darkness (just after sunset or just before sunrise); or the light from the sky at that time
  • In summertime, twilights are long and peaceful.
    p. 57.5
twilights = the time of day between daylight and darkness
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • But I kept aloof from their more foolhardy schemes for a while, and on pain of being called a girl, I spent most of the remaining twilights that summer sitting with Miss Maudie Atkinson on her front porch.
    p. 55.9
  • twilights = the time of day between daylight and darkness
  • He would return his hat to his head, swing me to his shoulders in her very presence, and we would go home in the twilight.
    p. 134.2
  • twilight = the time of day between daylight and darkness
  • There were delicious smells about: chicken, bacon frying crisp as the twilight air.
    p. 229.3
twilight = of the time of day between daylight and darkness
There are no more uses of "twilight" flagged with this meaning in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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2  —1 use as in:
the twilight of her career
Definition
a condition of decline following successes
  • This was a group of white-shirted, khaki-trousered, suspendered old men who had spent their lives doing nothing and passed their twilight days doing same on pine benches under the live oaks on the square.
    p. 217.9
twilight = elderly years
There are no more uses of "twilight" flagged with this meaning in To Kill a Mockingbird.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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