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Definition of Middle Ages. Meaning of Middle Ages. Synonyms of Middle Ages

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Definition of Middle Ages

Middle Ages
Middle 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. Davies. Note: Middle is sometimes used in the formation of selfexplaining compounds; as, middle-sized, middle-witted. 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 landed proprietors The middle-class electorate of Great Britain. --M. Arnold. 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. --Brande. Middle tint (Paint.), a subdued or neutral tint. --Fairholt. 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 weights, etc.

Meaning of Middle Ages from wikipedia

- post-cl****ical history. for other uses, see middle ages (disambiguation). in the history of europe, the middle ages or medieval period lasted from the 5th
- in the middle ages anglo-saxon england (600–1066) england in the high middle ages england in the late middle ages scotland in the middle ages scotland
- artillery in the middle ages primarily consisted of the introduction of the cannon, large tubular firearms designed to fire a heavy projectile over a
- middle ages timeline of the middle ages early middle ages high middle ages late middle ages crisis of the late middle ages albania in the middle ages
- the dictionary of the middle ages is a 13-volume encyclopedia of the middle ages published by the american council of learned societies between 1982 and
- the high middle ages of scotland encomp**** scotland in the era between the death of domnall ii in 900 ad and the death of king alexander iii in 1286,
- representations of the middle ages are frequently attested in various media of modern culture, from literature, drama and film to comics, reenactment
- the autumn of the middle ages, or the waning of the middle ages (published in 1919 as herfsttij der middeleeuwen and translated into english in 1924)