obtenebration


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Obtenebration \Ob*ten`e*bra"tion\, n. [L. obtenebrate to make
   dark.]
   The act of darkening; the state of being darkened; darkness.
   [Obs.]
   [1913 Webster]

         In every megrim or vertigo, there is an obtenebration
         joined with a semblance of turning round. --Bacon.
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