full\ of\ the\ moon

n. phr. literary
the moon when it is seen as a full circle; the time of a full moon.

The robbers waited for a dark night when the full of the moon was past.

Contrast: dark of the moon

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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