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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A period of difficulty or danger; a critical juncture; crisis: in allusion to the opinion that May is a trying month for invalids.

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  • Why is May a trying month for invalids?

    January 3, 2012

  • I think May is a trying month for everyone--brides, kittens, goslings... invalids.

    January 3, 2012

  • Example sentence at May-hill.

    January 4, 2012

  • When the invalid is climbing may-hill, it is best to have plenty of breadberry to hand.

    January 4, 2012