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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 day-star n.
 1. The morning star; the star which ushers in the day; -- usually the planet Venus, when seen before and just after sunrise.
    A dark place, until the day dawn, and the day-star arise in your hearts.   --2 Peter i. 19.
 2. The sun, as the orb of day. [Poetic]
 So sinks the day-star in the ocean bed,
 And yet anon repairs his drooping head,
 And tricks his beams, and with new-spangled ore
 Flames in the forehead of the morning sky.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a planet (usually Venus) seen just before sunrise in the
          eastern sky [syn: morning star, Phosphorus]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    which precedes and accompanies the sun-rising. It is found only
    in 2 Pet. 1:19, where it denotes the manifestation of Christ to
    the soul, imparting spiritual light and comfort. He is the
    "bright and morning star" of Rev. 2:28; 22:16. (Comp. Num.