redeye

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redeye

An overnight flight that arrives at its destination very early in the morning. Primarily heard in US. My original flight was cancelled, so I caught the redeye back to Philadelphia and got in at 4 in the morning.
References in classic literature ?
It got thicker and thicker, till it seemed as if it became concentrated into a sort of pillar of cloud in the room, through the top of which I could see the light of the gas shining like a red eye.