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medium-sized

[mee-dee-uh m-sahyzd] /ˈmi di əmˌsaɪzd/
adjective
1.
neither very large nor very small:
a medium-sized house.
Origin of medium-sized
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
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  • She had perhaps had a medium-sized figure, but she was no longer upright.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • A medium-sized tree in deep river-swamps, Virginia and south.

  • He is a medium-sized, rather good-looking man, with a quick eye.

  • The next is Java, and then follows a row of medium-sized islands to the east.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin
  • At last she was sent to town to buy three medium-sized dolls.

    The Petticoat Commando

    Johanna Brandt
  • In the center stood a medium-sized residence of white marble.

    Mizora: A Prophecy Mary E. Bradley
  • It was a medium-sized, officelike place, with no signs of elegance or ceremony.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon

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