The part of the day which uses noon between noon and evening
- the an element of the time between noon and evening
- a conventional phrase of greeting or farewell
- The an element of the time which employs noon, between noon and evening.
This term features two senses. It could imply the whole time from noon to midnight; or it would likely mean the earlier element of the period, as distinguished through the evening. When used in a statute its definition should be determined by the framework and also the situations regarding the topic- matter. Reg. v. Knapp, 2 EL. & Bl. 451.
c.1300, from after + noon. In 15c.-16c., the shape was at mid-day; from c.1600 it is often into the afternoon. Middle English also had aftermete "afternoon, an element of the day following the noon dinner," mid-14c.
(letter.) The the main day which uses noon, between noon and night.
They usually spent the morning hours in the garden and the afternoon at the pool.