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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Of or pertaining to the Middle Ages; mediæval.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the time of life between youth and old age (e.g., between 40 and 60 years of age)

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Examples

  • Two years ago, Gail Shofer Hall, a former Baltimore resident, began booking upscale bicycle tours for middle-age weekend warriors “who want to be spoiled.”

    2009 April 22 « Beachwood Historical Alliance

  • The veteran worker who has been in the same job for 30 years, the middle-age career changer and the 22-year-old just starting out may seem like they have irreconcilable outlooks, but in reality these contrasting perspectives are just what workplaces need to thrive.

    Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Ph.D.: The Value of Multi-Generational Workplaces

  • This is something you all will see more of, as more kids who grew up with no Dad in their life, hit middle-age and seek to connect with the outdoors and nature and all that draws men to hunt, and have nothing to draw from but TV, movies and magazine articles.

    Another Take on Long-Range Shooting

  • If you find yourself at a Super Bowl party that's just a bunch of middle-age dudes in mesh football jerseys and beer guts, go to the kitchen, take out a piece of paper, and write yourself a little note that says, "I need to get out more in 2012."

    The 21 Rules of Surviving a Super Bowl Party

  • Today, Mr. Wahab is general manager of the Afghan central-bank branch near the Khyber Pass, a middle-age man who carries tinted bifocals in his vest pocket and chooses Diet Pepsi over regular.

    Launching the Missile That Made History

  • A good time was had, but there was some drunk middle-age ladies in front of me that will eventually be making it into a comic.

    So much for the afterglow, woah

  • It was a curious question to be asked by a man in late middle-age, clad in slippers and baggy cords stained with brinjal pickle, and I wasn't quite sure how to answer it.

    My father the superhero

  • Rodenbach's brief novel centers on Hugues Viane, a middle-age widower who, distraught at his wife's death several years before, moves to Bruges.

    Incarnating the World Within

  • The performers, five middle-age veterans, were all funny in the way your Uncle Benny gets funny after a few drinks at the family reunion.

    A Local in Times Square

  • Neuroscience Golf as Brain Food Image Bank/Getty Images A mere 40 hours of golf training for middle-age novices led to increases in gray matter in parts of the brain involved in visual processing and motor coordination.

    Week in Ideas: Christopher Shea

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