wound on in a haze

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jacdac

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Lebanese
What does this sentence mean?

The night wound on in a haze of well-being and joy.
source: Lilia's secret by Erina Reddan
What does 'wind in' mean ? what is 'a haze of "?

Thank you
 
  • srk

    Senior Member
    English - US
    To wind is to move in a curving or irregular path. To wind on is to do this while moving forward. It is figuratively applied to "night:" The night transpired, changing (in undefined ways) as it did so. A literal haze is a vapor that is hard to see clearly and hard to see through. The people who experienced this night enjoyed themselves in ways they didn't examine or think clearly about.
     
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