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middle years

plural noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He was by far the most striking personage in the middle years of the century.

    A History of England

    Charles Oman
  • Then the middle years wrapped her about again and the grey curtain of her indifference closed her in.

  • A man in the middle years sometimes has a bit of folly, and a woman worries about him without knowing exactly why.

    The Unknown Quantity Henry van Dyke
  • One of the satisfactory poems for study in the middle years of school life is the one whose name heads this paragraph.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10

    Charles Herbert Sylvester
  • Here the famous men of letters of the middle years of the last century visited him.

  • In such comparatively trifling events the middle years of the eighteenth century passed away.

    A History of England

    Charles Oman
  • The child time, the present; the middle years, the past; old age, the future.

    A Little Book for Christmas Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • Ruskin was too dogmatic in the middle years of his life and only provoked a more violent reaction.

    Victorian Worthies

    George Henry Blore
  • In the middle years, say from 12 to 16, it has a social and vocational-guidance value.

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