Definition of Middle Ages. Meaning of Middle Ages. Synonyms of Middle Ages
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Definition of Middle Ages
Middle AgesMiddle Mid"dle, a. [OE. middel, AS. middel; akin to D. middel,
OHG. muttil, G. mittel. ????. See Mid, a.]
1. Equally distant from the extreme either of a number of
things or of one thing; mean; medial; as, the middle house
in a row; a middle rank or station in life; flowers of
middle summer; men of middle age.
2. Intermediate; intervening.
Will, seeking good, finds many middle ends. --Sir J.
Note: Middle is sometimes used in the formation of
selfexplaining compounds; as, middle-sized,
Middle Ages, the period of time intervening between the
decline of the Roman Empire and the revival of letters.
Hallam regards it as beginning with the sixth and ending
with the fifteenth century.
Middle class, in England, people who have an intermediate
position between the aristocracy and the artisan class. It
includes professional men, bankers, merchants, and small
The middle-class electorate of Great Britain. --M.
Middle distance. (Paint.) See Middle-ground.
Middle English. See English, n., 2.
Middle Kingdom, China.
Middle oil (Chem.), that part of the distillate obtained
from coal tar which passes over between 170[deg] and
230[deg] Centigrade; -- distinguished from the light, and
the heavy or dead, oil.
Middle passage, in the slave trade, that part of the
Atlantic Ocean between Africa and the West Indies.
Middle post. (Arch.) Same as King-post.
Middle States, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and
Delaware; which, at the time of the formation of the
Union, occupied a middle position between the Eastern
States (or New England) and the Southern States. [U.S.]
Middle term (Logic), that term of a syllogism with which
the two extremes are separately compared, and by means of
which they are brought together in the conclusion.
Middle tint (Paint.), a subdued or neutral tint.
Middle voice. (Gram.) See under Voice.
Middle watch, the period from midnight to four A. M.; also,
the men on watch during that time. --Ham. Nav. Encyc.
Middle weight, a pugilist, boxer, or wrestler classed as of
medium weight, i. e., over 140 and not over 160 lbs., in
distinction from those classed as light weights, heavy
Meaning of Middle Age from wikipedia
- in european history
, the middle
ages, or medieval
from the 5th to the 15th century. renaissance
and the age of discovery
age is the period
of age beyond young adult
hood but before
of old age . been made to define
this age, which
ages: file:westminster abbey
by canaletto, 1749. jpg , westminster abbey
, as seen in this painting
(canaletto, 1749), is a world
- the high middle
ages was the period
of european history around
the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries
(c. 1001–1300). high middle
- the late middle
ages was the period
of european history generally comprising
the 14th and 15th centuries
(c. 1301–1500). late middle
in the middle
of england during
the medieval period
, from the end of the 5th century through
- the kingdom
in the middle
ages (roughly, from the 10th century
to the middle
of the 15th century; for the period before
- medieval music
is western music written during
ages . this era begins
with the fall of the roman empire
and ends sometime
- early middle
ages : slavic
left slavic invasion
of the balkans early
slavs. the slavs invaded balkans during justinian
i 's rule
- technological advances during
from the middle
east , spreading gradually
to the northwest.