wintertide

[ win-ter-tahyd ]
/ ˈwɪn tərˌtaɪd /

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Origin of wintertide

before 900; Middle English; Old English wintertīd. See winter, tide1
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Example sentences from the Web for wintertide

  • Full soft he lay his love beside; But dark are the days of wintertide.

    Poems by the Way|William Morris