Dark"ling (?), adv. [Dark + the adverbial suffix -ling.]

In the dark.

[Poetic]

So, out went the candle, and we were left darkling. Shak.

As the wakeful bird Sings darkling. Milton.

 

© Webster 1913.


Dark"ling, p. pr. & a.

1.

Becoming dark or gloomy; frowing.

His honest brows darkling as he looked towards me. Thackeray.

2.

Dark; gloomy.

"The darkling precipice."

Moore.

 

© Webster 1913.

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