Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Lifetime.

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Examples

  • For he is most hateful of men to us in the world, and hath slain our kindred, and deprived of life-day; and he is a heathen hound—hell he shall seek; there he shall sink for his treachery!

    Roman de Brut. English

  • There was Modred slain, and deprived of life-day, and all his knights slain in the fight.

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  • None they captured, but all they them slew; and proceeded to the inn, into Winchester, and slew their swains, and their chamber-servants, their cooks, and their boys, all they deprived of life-day.

    Roman de Brut. English

  • Alban was there slain, and deprived of life-day; the burgh was subsequently destroyed, and much folk there was slain.

    Roman de Brut. English

  • Now thou shalt receive the retribution for that thou destroyedest Jerusalem, for that thou hast this noble burgh so greatly injured, and many a good man slain, and deprived of life-day!

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  • The yet did Arthur more, noblest of all Britons, Arthur caused to be sought all the powerful men, kings and earls, and the richest barons, who in the fight were slain, and deprived of life-day; he caused them to be buried with great pomp.

    Roman de Brut. English

  • They had for companions seven hundred riders; and they left forty thousand slain, and deprived of life-day, felled to the ground; Alemainish men, with mischief destroyed, and the Saxish men, brought to the ground!

    Roman de Brut. English

  • There was Walwain slain, and deprived of life-day, through

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  • Word came to Arthur, where he was in his tent, that the emperor was slam, and deprived of life-day.

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  • For now shall the Romanish laws fall to the ground, that before stood here with Frolle, who lieth slain in the island, and deprived of life-day.

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