turn of the century
The beginning or end of a particular century, as in That idiom dates from the turn of the century, that is to say, about 1900. This expression was first recorded in 1926.
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For more than a century, Americans have been fretting about these sorts of ghosts.
France 24 is providing live, round-the-clock coverage of both scenes as they progress.
So far, all the players seemed to be willing to wait their turn.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Sands was involved in a scandalous-for-the-time romance with the carpenter and there were rumors she was pregnant with his child.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
El Imparcial maintained that he was worthy of being honoured as a 19th century conquering hero.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
It is a lofty and richly-decorated pile of the fourteenth century; and tells of the labours and the wealth of a foreign land.
He shall give his mind to turn up furrows, and his care is to give the kine fodder.