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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).

DAGALI, DAGLIE, DAGALIEN, n. The evening twilight (Sh. 1914 Angus Gl.); daybreak, dawn (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl., daglie). [′da(:)gɑ′li(:)(ən)]Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928):
Hit's come to de dagali(en), the day declines.

[Cf. Norw. dial. daglie, dagliden, adj., far on in the day (Aasen), from O.N. dagr, day, + liða, to pass, glide.]

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