What does the word eventide mean?

Usage examples for eventide

  1. And about eventide he came to a tower, whereto he prayed admission, and he was received gladly by the lady of the castle. – The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights by James Knowles
  2. I see him standing at his cabin- door at eventide With dreaming, fearless eyes gazing at sunset hills; In his prophetic sight Liberty, like a bride, Hasteth to meet her lord, the westward- going man! – The Song of the Stone Wall by Helen Keller
  3. But many returned at eventide and partook of a sumptuous banquet in honour of Reginald, and this feast was paid for by Dickson himself. – Annie o' the Banks o' Dee by Gordon Stables