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me·di·ae·val

 (mē′dē-ē′vəl, mĕd′ē-, mĭ-dē′vəl)
adj.
Variant of medieval.

me′di·ae′val·ism n.
me′di·ae′val·ist n.

mediaeval

(ˌmɛdɪˈiːvəl)
adj
a variant spelling of medieval

me•di•e•val

or me•di•ae•val

(ˌmi diˈi vəl, ˌmɛd i-, ˌmɪd i-, mɪdˈi vəl)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Middle Ages.
[1820–30; < New Latin medi(um)aev(um) the middle age + -al1. See medium, age]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mediaeval - relating to or belonging to the Middle Agesmediaeval - relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages; "Medieval scholars"; "Medieval times"
2.mediaeval - as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened; "a medieval attitude toward dating"
nonmodern - not modern; of or characteristic of an earlier time
Translations
středověký
middelalderlig
keskiaikainen
srednjovjekovni
miîalda-, frá/sem lÿtur aî miîöldum
中世の
중세의
viduslaiku
medeltida
เกี่ยวกับยุคกลาง
thuộc thời Trung cổ

mediaeval

[ˌmɛdiˈiːvəl] adj (British) = medievalmedia group ngroupe m de médiasmedia hype nbattage m médiatique

medieval,

mediaeval

(mediˈiːvəl) , ((American) mi:-) adjective
of, or belonging to, the Middle Ages. medieval plays/music.

mediaeval

مُتَعَلِقٌ بِالْقُرُونِ الْوُسْطَى středověký middelalderlig mittelalterlich μεσαιωνικός medieval keskiaikainen médiéval srednjovjekovni medievale 中世の 중세의 middeleeuws middelaldersk średniowieczny medieval средневековый medeltida เกี่ยวกับยุคกลาง ortaçağ thuộc thời Trung cổ 中世纪的
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The gabled brick, tile, and freestone houses had almost dried off for the season their integument of lichen, the streams in the meadows were low, and in the sloping High Street, from the West Gateway to the mediaeval cross, and from the mediaeval cross to the bridge, that leisurely dusting and sweeping was in progress which usually ushers in an old-fashioned market-day.
I said to myself, as I stepped along in the spring morning air; for, being a pilgrim, I was involuntarily in a mediaeval frame of mind, and "Marry
mediaeval Church and there was much bloodshed about it.
My dear fellow, mediaeval art is charming, but mediaeval emotions are out of date.
It is only necessary to add that on the whole the recovery of Hesiodic papyri goes to confirm the authority of the mediaeval MSS.