springtime

[spring-tahym]
noun
1.
the season of spring.
2.
the first or earliest period: the springtime of love.
Also called springtide [spring-tahyd] .


Origin:
1485–95; spring + time

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springtime (ˈsprɪŋˌtaɪm)
 
n
1.  Also called: springtide the season of spring
2.  the earliest, usually the most attractive, period of the existence of something

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Example sentences
Never underestimate the power of a springtime allergy.
In the springtime, they're protective of their space.
The annual celebration fetes the start of springtime in the mountainous region.
But his pitch, high and over the plate, was more than the usual springtime rite.
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