from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In sporting, a boxer or jockey of intermediate weight; one who is between light-weight and heavy-weight.


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  • With Old Mill's talented middle-weight wrestlers, points from Green could significantly aid the Seahawks in knocking off the Patriots again.

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  • These middle-weight rifles like the 375, 9. 3x62, 35 Whelen, 338 Federal up-through 338 Win are outstanding deer and elk cartridges.

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  • Her Brooklyn-born-and-bred father — middle-weight boxing champion, artist, plumber, a builder of the Empire State Building, laundry owner, and building contractor — shared his broad, eclectic worldview with her.

    Bobbi Fiedler.

  • In between were several other light - and middle-weight contenders, all designed to take strain off the back and wean my dependency from the neighborhood plow guy, who while trustworthy and fast, charges $45 each pass and inevitably leaves my bluestone gravel in giant piles I must re-spread come spring.

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  • Sears Holdings Corp. is expecting strong demand through January of its Craftsman units, and has seen particularly robust demand for its middle-weight line of two-stage snowblowers.

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  • "Robert Cohn was once middle-weight boxing champion of Princeton."


  • Almost any middle-weight wine will work well--I've enjoyed Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignons, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Grigio, Tempranillo and Sangiovese with my turkey over the years, and all have worked well.

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  • When Toronto was hit by a "cold snap" the other day, I was perfectly comfortable in a short, middle-weight coat and jeans.

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  • Corbett boxed 3 rounds with the middle-weight Australian champion — oh, beautiful to see! — then the show was over and we struggled out through a perfect mash of humanity.

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  • South Africa's WBC super middle-weight world boxing champion,

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