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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English dai spring, equivalent to day +‎ spring.

NounEdit

dayspring (plural daysprings)

  1. (archaic) The beginning of the day, or first appearance of light; the dawn; daybreak.
    • Bible, Luke i. 78.ASV
      Because of the tender mercy of our God, Whereby the dayspring from on high shall visit us
    • Bible, Job 38:12 ASV
      Hast thou commanded the morning since thy days began, And caused the dayspring to know its place

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