from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. A time of youth, innocence, and inexperience: "my salad days,/When I was green in judgment, cold in blood” ( Shakespeare).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A period of inexperienced youthful innocence accompanied by enthusiasm and idealism.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. a period when a person is young and inexperienced.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the best time of youth
Coined by William Shakespeare.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Coined by William Shakespeare, in Anthony and Cleopatra, act 1, sc. 5: (Wiktionary)