Noontide \Noon"tide`\, n. [From noon + tide time; cf. AS. n[=o]nt[=i]d the ninth hour.] The time of noon; midday. [1913 Webster]

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  • noontide — /noohn tuyd /, n. 1. the time of noon; midday. 2. the highest or best point or part: the noontide of one s theatrical career. 3. Literary. midnight. [bef. 1000; ME nonetyde, OE nontid. See NOON, TIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • noontide — noun Date: 12th century 1. noontime 2. the culminating point …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • noontide — noun midday, noon …   Wiktionary

  • noontide — n. twelve o clock in the daytime, midday, noontime (Literary) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • noontide — (also noontime) noun literary noon …   English new terms dictionary

  • noontide — n. See noonday …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • noontide — noon·tide …   English syllables

  • noontide — noon•tide [[t]ˈnunˌtaɪd[/t]] n. 1) the time of noon; midday 2) the highest or best point or part • Etymology: bef. 1000; ME nonetyde, OE nōntīd …   From formal English to slang

  • noontide — /ˈnuntaɪd/ (say noohntuyd) noun 1. the time of noon; midday. 2. the highest or best point or part. {Middle English nonetyde, Old English nōntīd} …   Australian English dictionary

  • noontide — n. (also noontime) midday …   Useful english dictionary

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