Definition of Mid-forties
1. Noun. The time of life between 40 and 50.
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Literary usage of Mid-forties
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Counts of Falkenstein: Noble Self-consciousness in Twelfth-century Germany by John B. Freed (1984)
"... in 1257,51 was still unmarried, when he sold his property to the bishop of Freising in 1245 even though he could easily have been in his mid- forties. ..."
2. Publications by American Folklore Society (1904)
"... they found unique and pleasant expression in the custom, to be continued long after the father's death, now inaugurated in the mid-forties. ..."
3. Understanding Atmospheric Change: A Survey of the Background Science and by Henry Hengeveld (1991)
"... were significantly cooler than the present, temperatures rose steadily during the twenties and thirties, until reaching a warm peak in the mid-forties. ..."
4. The South in the Building of the Nation: A History of the Southern States by Walter Lynwood Fleming (1909)
"... Commercial Review, urged this development from the mid-forties till 1860. Dudley Mann of Virginia, a captain of industry of much influence, ..."
5. National Negotiating Styles edited by Hans Binnendijk (1987)
"Often, these individuals are division heads in their mid-forties. The official chief negotiator is usually a senior man with sufficient status to serve as a ..."
6. History of the United States by Charles Austin Beard, Mary Ritter Beard (1921)
"The opposition of the Irish people to the English government, ever furious and irrepressible, was increased in the mid forties by an almost total failure of ..."