Dusk a. Tending to darkness or blackness; moderately dark or black; dusky.
A pathless desert, dusk with horrid shades. --Milton.
1. Imperfect obscurity; a middle degree between light and darkness; twilight; as, the dusk of the evening.
2. A darkish color.
Whose duck set off the whiteness of the skin. --Dryden.
Dusk, v. t. To make dusk. [Archaic]
After the sun is up, that shadow which dusketh the light of the moon must needs be under the earth.
Dusk, v. i. To grow dusk. [R.]
n : the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the
twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night" [syn:
twilight, gloaming, nightfall, evenfall, fall,