cockcrow


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the first appearance of daylight in the morning

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Before cockcrow, families streamed into star-lantern-festooned churches for the "Mass of the Rooster".
cockcrow [gailicinium], when the rooster [gallus] lifts up its voice.
Amis traditionally considered ghosts or evil spirits (kawas) to be active from midnight to the first cockcrow (Huang 2005a: 179).
My wind sickness was especially bad that early morning and just around cockcrow I had stepped outside the plant to get some fresh air instead of monitoring the pressure gauges on the relief valves.
the magpie has flown six hundred years from Lubart's castle, from the seige of dilapidation at Lutsk, from apple tree, from pig squeal and cockcrow, all those deserted factories by the river Styr.
whisper, laughter, chat-- all the traffic: dog puke, cockcrow, bleat and
The second essential is confidence in itself: it must not feel that it is an anachronism, a mediaeval ghost lingering belated in a democratic age till some revolutionary cockcrow sends it to limbo.
He talked about the symbolism of the cockcrow (which for Pearson was associated with Lecoq's training) as a call to consciousness, tying this in with his sense of purpose in making theatre.
Therefore, keep awake--for you do not know when the master of the house will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or at cockcrow, or at dawn, or else he may find you asleep when he comes suddenly.
My brothers and I had been unceremoniously rousted before cockcrow, gulping cereal, slicing potatoes and fingers before we shuffled out into the cold spring morning.
We sit again at the cherry bing'd tablecloth Window ablaze with cockcrow.
President, started with a cockcrow sound, perhaps to signify an important early morning message from him to his fellow countrymen.
Williams can occasionally be heard bemoaning the absence of genuine stars but, by God, she has had a superb season, and you have to get up well before cockcrow to get the better of her.
It is a typical Saturday morning: The residents of the narrow and streets of the Playita area Santurce's Villa Palmeras neighborhood are waking up, little by little, at cockcrow or to the aroma of fresh coffee or to the distant noise of the motor vehicles speeding through Avenida Baldorioty de Castro, the avenue that links the town of Carolina with San Juan, capital city of Puerto Rico.
Her mother's instruction parallels that of Tutor Chen: "As the Rites prescribe, 'it is proper for a daughter at first cockcrow to wash her hands, to rinse her mouth, to dress her hair, to pin the same, to pay respects to father and mother'" (24).