All of the whisky used in both types of scotch must be matured in Scotland and aged for a minimum of three years in oak casks.
That was what I took the most from the education—I matured.
“I had felt and lived it and seen how it matured to love,” Keller says.
I've been thinking about it for a while and waited for the right time, and now it's matured.
Perhaps Newt has matured and learned from his mistakes, as he contends.
The subtler woman-look, the faint suggestion of brooding in the eyes, had matured the face and lent it meaning.
If not in the fall, full-blown roses and matured flowers were substituted.
Late Thursday night Lee appears first fully to have matured his plan for parrying Hooker's thrust.
His matured opinion was, however, strongly in favour of the light.
The plant bursts from the earth, grows, bears its produce, and drops the matured seed to reproduce itself.
late 14c., "encourage suppuration;" mid-15c. "bring to maturity," from Latin maturare "to ripen, bring to maturity," from maturus "ripe, timely, early," related to manus "good" and mane "early, of the morning," from PIE root *ma- "good," with derivatives meaning "occurring at a good moment, timely, seasonable, early." Meaning "come or bring to maturity" is from 1620s. The financial sense of "reach the time for payment" is from 1861. Related: Matured; maturing.
mid-15c., "ripe," also "careful, well-considered," from Latin maturus "ripe, timely, early" (see mature (v.)).
mature ma·ture (mə-tyur', -tur', -chur')
Having reached full natural growth or development.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of full mental or physical development.