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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Evin-starn, -sterne, n. [Late ME. evenstern.] The evening star. — 1513 Doug. i. vi. 118.
Or I maid end, Vesper, the evyn starn [Sm. evin sterne] brycht, Suld cloys the hevin and end the days lycht

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