What does the word midwinter mean?

Usage examples for midwinter

  1. I recall her coming in midwinter from the frozen village where she lived. – The Promised Land by 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 by 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 by Adela Florence Cory Nicolson (AKA Laurence Hope), et al.