Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A time for planting seeds.
  • noun A time when a cultural or political movement is beginning to develop.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The season proper for sowing seed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The season proper for sowing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The time to sow a seed.
  • noun A time for new development

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the time during which seeds should be planted
  • noun any time of new development

Etymologies

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seed +‎ time

Examples

  • “As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.”

    Think Progress » Fox Thinks Winter Chill Disproves Global Warming; Experts Disagree

  • One of the other early Old Testament references to multiplying is recorded in Genesis 8:22: “As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.”

    God is Not a Christian, Nor a Jew, Muslim, Hindu …

  • And spurring that doubt are a growing crop of policy makers like Darrell Issa, profiled recently in the New Yorker, as a Republican representative poised to become Chairman of the Oversight Committee, who last year quoted Genesis at a congressional hearing to dismiss the dangers of climate change, As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease ...

    Kate Otto: "Rapid Response" to an Ancient Issue (VIDEO)

  • One of the other early Old Testament references to multiplying is recorded in Genesis 8:22: “As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.”

    God is Not a Christian, Nor a Jew, Muslim, Hindu …

  • One of the other early Old Testament references to multiplying is recorded in Genesis 8:22: “As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.”

    God is Not a Christian, Nor a Jew, Muslim, Hindu …

  • And spurring that doubt are a growing crop of policy makers like Darrell Issa, profiled recently in the New Yorker, as a Republican representative poised to become Chairman of the Oversight Committee, who last year quoted Genesis at a congressional hearing to dismiss the dangers of climate change, As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease...

    Kate Otto: "Rapid Response" to an Ancient Issue (VIDEO)

  • And spurring that doubt are a growing crop of policy makers like Darrell Issa, profiled recently in the New Yorker, as a Republican representative poised to become Chairman of the Oversight Committee, who last year quoted Genesis at a congressional hearing to dismiss the dangers of climate change, As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease ...

    Kate Otto: "Rapid Response" to an Ancient Issue (VIDEO)

  • One of the other early Old Testament references to multiplying is recorded in Genesis 8:22: “As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.”

    God is Not a Christian, Nor a Jew, Muslim, Hindu …

  • The nomads and farmers measured and still measure their day from sunrise to sunset, and their year in terms of the seedtime and harvest, of the falling leaf and the ice thawing on the lakes and rivers.

    2009 May

  • The nomads and farmers measured and still measure their day from sunrise to sunset, and their year in terms of the seedtime and harvest, of the falling leaf and the ice thawing on the lakes and rivers.

    THE TYRANNY OF THE CLOCK- George Woodcock

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  • To cultivate hatred you need time.

    And school is the classical seedtime

    To plant in their heads

    Resentments and dreads

    That later will blossom and breed crime.

    May 2, 2019