from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. in good time, or sufficiently early for the purpose.


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  • And when the apostle Paul chargeth Timothy to "do the work of an evangelist," 2 Tim.iv. 5, he prescribes unto him "preaching the word in season and out of season," verse 2.


  • "A word in season to me, of Hardinge sahib's intentions …"

    Flashman and the Mountain of Light

  • THE road through the park ran, at the point of the first rendezvous, between an avenue of horse-chestnut trees, which in season no doubt provided a supply of conkers for the patrons of the children's playground on the left, but which now shaded the spectators of the cricket match in progress on the sports ground to the right.

    War Game

  • Bearzerk: Almost makes up for not getting glad in season four or five for team hopping!

  • Bold enough to utter any truth/that he has/, in season and out of season, and as affectionate-hearted as a woman (I use the common form of expression without recognising the justice of it).

    New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • Colonel Allen Allensworth has labored always, in season and out of season, against racial bitterness and class antagonism.

    Battles and Victories of Allen Allensworth, A. M., Ph. D., Lieutenant-Colonel, Retired, U. S. Army

  • Squirrels, wild turkeys, deer in season or out, bear when they could find them, dogs on slow days.

    The Coffin Dancer

  • I returned to my tent, where Alger and Walbridge were still waiting, and told them of the success of my interview, at the same time notifying them that I would join the regiment in season to accompany the expedition of which Halleck had spoken.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • Hawthorne did not return in season to take part in the Club's expedition to the Adirondack Mountains, concerning which Doctor Holmes remarked that, considering the number of rifles they carried, it was fortunate that they all returned alive.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • Bearzerk: My teammates in season seven were Lfv (priest).


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