middlemost

[mid-l-mohst]
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Origin of middlemost

First recorded in 1275–1325, middlemost is from the Middle English word middelmast. See middle, -most
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Historical Examples of middlemost

  • The Assemblies, courts and councils were held in the "middlemost" of the three houses.

    The Stronghold

    Miriam Haynie

  • The outmost Fringe vanish'd first, and the middlemost next, and the innermost last.

    Opticks

    Isaac Newton

  • Between these Houses there run five Streets, the middlemost of which fronts the Palace.

  • I looked, and upon a stone which formed the lintel of the middlemost door I read “T. H 1630.”

    Wild Wales

    George Borrow

  • The first and the last the shepherds sing, and the second or middlemost the women sing.


British Dictionary definitions for middlemost

middlemost

adjective
  1. another word for midmost
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Word Origin and History for middlemost
adj.

early 14c., "middle; the middle one of three," from middle + -most.

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