overnight


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

overnight \o"ver*night"\, a.
   Ocurring or accomplished during one night; as, guaranteed
   overnight delivery of a package.
   [PJC]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Overnight \O"ver*night`\, n.
   The fore part of the night last past; the previous evening.
   [R.] --Shak.
   [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

overnight \o"ver*night"\, adv.
   1. In the fore part of the night last past; in the evening
      before.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. Throughout the night; as, the candle will not last
      overnight.
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   3. During the night; hence, in a short period of time; as,
      his prospects of winning changed overnight.
      [PJC]

            I had been telling her all that happened overnight.
                                                  --Dickens.
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