century

Part of speech: noun

A period of a hundred years.

Part of speech: noun

A period of 100 years.

Part of speech: noun

A hundred things of the same kind.

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Usage examples "century":

  1. " They ride modern machines, but they live in the tenth century. - "Their Silver Wedding Journey", William Dean Howells.
  2. As the century- long seconds passed she barely could resist the impulse to shout, " Fire!" - "H. R.", Edwin Lefevre.
  3. What would be likely to be the effect of the sudden dropping into a dreadfully evil century of a dreadfully perfect truth? - "Gilbert Keith Chesterton", Maisie Ward.