What does the word eclipse mean?

Usage examples for eclipse

  1. Aristo could not at first believe he heard aright, that she refused to be saved by what seemed to him a matter of legal form; and his anger grew so high as to eclipse and to shake his affection. – Callista by John Henry Cardinal Newman
  2. An Eclipse of the Sun observed. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  3. With such prosperity under such conditions Garrett's reputation as a railroad manager naturally suffered no eclipse. – The Railroad Builders A Chronicle of the Welding of the States, Volume 38 in The Chronicles of America Series by John Moody
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