What does the word Nooning mean?

Usage examples for Nooning

  1. During the " nooning" lunch was eaten in the cutting, and while they were sitting quiet a singular vibration of the earth could be felt. – Down the Slope by James Otis
  2. After a long nooning they pushed on until nearly sunset. – The Pines of Lory by John Ames Mitchell
  3. But he supposed they came, when they did come, at night, or sometimes, perhaps, when he was taking his nooning. – The Magician's Show Box and Other Stories by Lydia Maria Child