Definitions of "Eve"

The evening or day preceding a special day, such as a holiday. noun

The period immediately preceding a certain event. noun

Evening. noun

To become damp.

The close of the day; the evening. noun

The night or evening (often, and specifically in the Roman Catholic Church, the day and night) before certain holy days of the church, marked more or less generally by religious and popular observances. noun

The period just preceding some specific event; a space of time proximate to the occurrence of something: as, the eve of a battle; on the eve of a revolution. noun

A hen-roost. noun

Evening. noun

The evening before a holiday, -- from the Jewish mode of reckoning the day as beginning at sunset, not at midnight; ; also, the period immediately preceding some important event. noun

The European goatsucker or nightjar; -- called also night churr, and churr owl. noun

The day or night before, usually used for holidays, such as Christmas Eve. noun

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