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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 Age from wikipedia

- in european history , the middle ages, or medieval period, lasted from the 5th to the 15th century. renaissance and the age of discovery .
- middle age is the period of age beyond young adult hood but before the onset of old age . been made to define this age, which is around the
- the high middle ages was the period of european history around the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries (c. 1001–1300). high middle ages were
- the late middle ages was the period of european history generally comprising the 14th and 15th centuries (c. 1301–1500). late middle ages
- england in the middle ages concerns the history of england during the medieval period , from the end of the 5th century through to the
- the kingdom of france in the middle ages (roughly, from the 10th century to the middle of the 15th century; for the period before hugh
- medieval music is western music written during the middle ages . this era begins with the fall of the roman empire in the fifth century
- early middle ages : slavic invasion: align left slavic invasion of the balkans early slavs. the slavs invaded balkans during justinian i 's rule
- middle ages: middle ages , medieval demography file:europe 814. svg , map of europe in 814, as the frankish empire reached its peak, while
- medieval philosophy is the philosophy in the era now known as medieval or the middle ages , the period roughly extending from the fall of