medieval

Part of speech: adjective

Belonging to the middle ages. mediaeval.

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Usage examples "medieval":

  1. Medieval conceptions were his by inheritance. - "Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights", Kelly Miller.
  2. This definition would, of course, include numbers of buildings of the present day and of the medieval and classical periods, while many of the Egyptian pyramids and temples would at once suggest themselves as excellent examples of this type of building. - "Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders", T. Eric Peet.
  3. All Carlingford knew the truth about Mr Wentworth's advancement that evening, and on the next day, which was Sunday, the Church of St Roque's was as full as if the plague had broken out in Carlingford, and the population had rushed out, as they might have done in medieval times, to implore the succour of the physician- saint. - "The Perpetual Curate", Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant.