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- n. wintertime
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Winter time.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The winter season; winter.
Doubt us not: Come the wintertide, you all shall die, and die you will.
Þyslic me is gesewen, þu cyning, þis andwearde lif manna on eorðan to wiðmetenesse þære tide, þe us uncuð is, swylc swa þu æt swæsendum sitte mid þinum ealdormannum & þegnum on wintertide, & sie fyr onælæd & þin heall gewyrmed, & hit rine & sniwe & styrme ute; cume an spearwa & hrædlice þæt hus þurhfleo, cume þurh oþre duru in þurh oþre ut gewite.
If it only didn't snow so much here in the wintertide, Garen would even be perfectly willing to winter here if he had to, though Nerendale, being closer to Armethalieh, was naturally better.
Now, when that same wintertide had passed, and when the new buds were showing on the trees, Olaf Triggvison arrayed his ships ready for the sea.
For the rest of that wintertide the men of Jomsburg accordingly bestirred themselves in making preparations for the journey.
So when Geira heard that alien folk were come into Wendland, with a great fleet of viking ships, and that the chief of them was a young man of unusual prowess and noble mien, she sent friendly messengers to the coast and bade the newcomers be her guests that wintertide, for the summer was now far spent, and the weather hard and stormy.
"All this, though in the chances of war you read it not till wintertide, was told you at Rouen this first day of September 1792."
So thereon they went to the Earl, and he made Frithiof and all his men right welcome, and they abode with him, in great honour holden, through the wintertide; and oft would the Earl ask of their voyage: so Biorn sang:
Last Sunday's walk felt like the turning of wintertide, and to celebrate, I planted our vegetable seeds.
It was on such a wintertide eve last December that I resolved
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