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summer time

Chiefly British. daylight-saving time. Unabridged
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  • The other huts were deserted, for Krest is a fishing village only fully populated in summer-time.

  • But, in the summer-time, the flies commenced to collect around the bread and jam.

    Europa's Fairy Book Joseph Jacobs
  • From Lanfranc to the close of the thirteenth century, was the summer-time of the English religious houses.

    Old English Libraries Ernest Savage
  • The woods were close behind it; and in the summer-time they were a pleasant sight.

    Christie Redfern's Troubles Margaret Robertson
  • We can play there in the summer-time, and keep fish as safe as in an aquarium.

    Sweethearts at Home S. R. Crockett
  • He might have known, had he possessed any sense, that candles and matches are not likely to be there in summer-time!

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
  • I saw what resembled a dense cloud of dust raised off a very dry road in summer-time coming at us.

  • Then it had been a riot of summer-time, the cliffs a mat and tangle of green that had shut us in.

    Dwellers in Arcady Albert Bigelow Paine
  • Sheikh Esau has here a tiny mosque, just an open loggia, where he goes every morning in summer-time to pray and take his coffee.

    Southern Arabia Theodore Bent
  • In the summer-time I was half the day in water, and was a very good swimmer.

    Masterman Ready Captain Frederick Marryat
British Dictionary definitions for summer-time

summer time

(Brit) any daylight-saving time, esp British Summer Time
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