- the time of noon; midday.
- the highest or best point or part: the noontide of one's theatrical career.
- Literary, Archaic. midnight.
Origin of noontide
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Examples from the Web for noontide
In many climates the sky would have been thought clear and lucid for a noontide.The Pioneers
James Fenimore Cooper
The noontide, and the afternoon Namz are said together there: they are thus shortened.The Faith of Islam
Through the hot hours of noontide the raiders lie at their ease.The Sign of the Spider
The noontide sun is dark, and music discord, when the heart is low.Pearls of Thought
Maturin M. Ballou
Over all, the sun was pouring his noontide rays in a glorious flood.The Buffalo Runners