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  1. undern(Noun)

    The third ecclesiastical hour of the day, at around nine o'clock in the morning; tierce.

  2. undern(Noun)

    The sixth hour of the day; midday.

  3. undern(Noun)

    The late afternoon; the evening.

  4. Origin: undern. Cognate with dialectal Dutch onder, dialectal German Untern, dialectal Swedish undarn.

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  1. Undern(noun)

    the time between; the time between sunrise and noon; specifically, the third hour of the day, or nine o'clock in the morning, according to ancient reckoning; hence, mealtime, because formerly the principal meal was eaten at that hour; also, later, the afternoon; the time between dinner and supper

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