Definition of Midways
1. Noun. (plural of midway) ¹
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Definition of Midways
1. midway [n] - See also: midway
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Literary usage of Midways
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries (1914)
"W AMERICAN HISTORY ABROAD UNCLE SAM'S STRANGE midways ERE one to ask his friends the whereabouts of the midways, the chances are that none could inform ..."
2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"The ventrals are inserted midways between the base of the pectoral spines and the ... The anal fin is situated midways between, or scarcely in advance of, ..."
3. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1877)
"... artificial stars had in 1867 given a value for the equation nearly midways between the two results of real transits which completed the confusion :— H. ..."
4. The Book of History: A History of All Nations from the Earliest Times to the by James Bryce Bryce, Holland Thompson, William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1915)
"Three years after hoisting the flag over the midways we became interested in the Samoan Islands, also called Navigators' Islands, so named bv the French sea ..."
5. African Camp Fires by Stewart Edward White (1913)
"... that the streets of Port Said looked like midways raised to the nth power. Along them we sauntered with a pleasing feeling of self-importance. ..."
6. In the Matter of the Application of the Broadway Surface Railroad Company by New York (State). Supreme Court, New York (State), Courts: Supreme Court (1885)
"Q. But about midways ? A. Yes, sir; about midways. Q. Anything else ? A. Yes, sir ; there are some electric wires now of some of these Electric Wire ..."
7. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, William Morris (1887)
"But when ye have ordered all things in the house as they shall be, 440 Then, bringing forth the women from out the well-built hall, midways 'twixt the ..."
8. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1902)
"... to our great expositions must, however, have been quickened intellectually by what they saw and morally, too, if they kept away from the midways. ..."