Lu`cu*bra"tion (?), n. [l. lucubratio;cf. F. lucubration.]
The act of lucubrating, or studying by candlelight; nocturnal study; meditation.
After long lucubration I have hit upon such an expedient.
That which is composed by night; that which is produced by meditation in retirement; hence (loosely) any literary composition.
Thy lucubrations have been perused by several of our friends.
© Webster 1913.