Definition of curfew:
civil liberties, midnight, drivetime, closing time, gloaming, civil law, Chapter 11, limitation, dinnertime, act, dusk, claim, lockout, civil rights, bylaw, time limit, Chapter 7, dinner table, limit, check-in time, evening, graveyard shift, case law, bill, afterglow.
It is this sense of harmony between the coming of the cows on the one hand, and all their environment on the other, that gave Gray the opening thought for his 'Elegy in a Country Churchyard': The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me.- "Mushrooms on the Moor", Frank Boreham.
- "The Century Handbook of Writing", Garland Greever Easley S. Jones.
The laborer whom he saw in the early morning swinging his dinner pail while with light steps he marched to the daily task in mill and factory, and whom he watched in the evening's dusk after the factory sirens had blown the working man's curfew, hurrying home anxious to reach his humble fireside, and for whom heretofore he had only known feelings of deepest contempt, suddenly had become a man who benefitted preciously far more of his life than any yegg he could recall.- "The Trail of the Tramp", A-No. 1 (AKA Leon Ray Livingston).