noontide

[ noon-tahyd ]
/ ˈnunˌtaɪd /

noun

the time of noon; midday.
the highest or best point or part: the noontide of one's theatrical career.
Literary, Archaic. midnight.

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Origin of noontide

before 1000; Middle English nonetyde, Old English nōntīd. See noon, tide1
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