What does the word nocturne mean?

Usage examples for nocturne

  1. Halfdan acknowledged the compliment by a bow and a blush, and repeated the latter part of the nocturne according to Edith's request. – Tales From Two Hemispheres by Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen
  2. Nocturne When lovers lie In summer grass And watch the cloud ships As they pass, Love is a blend Of pain and bliss ... – Tasting the Earth by Mona Gould