Part of speech: noun

The evening star; vesper. Hesperus.

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Usage examples "hesper":

  1. The stars were invoked, as seeing and foreseeing all, to tell him where then his love reclined, and so forth; Hesper was complacent enough to do so, and described her in a couplet- " Through sunset's amber see me shining fair, As her blue eyes shine through her golden hair." - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  2. Hesper frequented that mountain in the study of astronomy; till one evening he disappeared, and returned no more. - "The Columbiad", Joel Barlow.
  3. Hesper answers, that all things in the physical as well as the moral and intellectual world are progressive in like manner. - "The Columbiad", Joel Barlow.