Part of speech: noun

The middle of winter.

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Usage examples "midwinter":

  1. I recall her coming in midwinter from the frozen village where she lived. - "The Promised Land", Mary Antin.
  2. Now, you can readily imagine that I was by no means hot, and though the night of Thursday last was rather mild, still it was midwinter: accordingly I conceived and executed a marvellous calorificating plan, which even the mail- coachman had never heard of. - "My Life as an Author", Martin Farquhar Tupper.
  3. Midwinter grips this lonely land, This stony, treeless waste, Where East, due East, across the sand, We fly in fevered haste. - "India's Love Lyrics", Adela Florence Cory Nicolson (AKA Laurence Hope), et al..