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\Un*til"\, prep. [OE. until, ontil; un- (as in unto) + til till; cf. Dan. indtil, Sw. intill. See {Unto}, and {Till}, prep.]
1. To; unto; towards; -- used of material objects. --Chaucer. Taverners until them told the same. --Piers Plowman. He roused himself full blithe, and hastened them until. --Spenser.
2. To; up to; till; before; -- used of time; as, he staid until evening; he will not come back until the end of the month. He and his sons were priests to the tribe of Dan until the day of the captivity. --Judg. xviii. 30. Note: In contracts and like documents until is construed as exclusive of the date mentioned unless it was the manifest intent of the parties to include it.
\Un*til"\, conj. As far as; to the place or degree that; especially, up to the time that; till. See {Till}, conj. In open prospect nothing bounds our eye, Until the earth seems joined unto the sky. --Dryden. But the rest of the dead lives not again until the thousand years were finished. --Rev. xx. 5.

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