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months

  • fetus - A human embryo starts to be called a fetus at nine weeks.
  • Catholic twins - Siblings born within 12 months of each other.
  • half-birthday - One's half-birthday is the day exactly six months before or after one's real birth date.
  • semester - First meant six months, as it comes from Latin semestris, "of six months."
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It would not be seemly to inquire how far certain of these conditions had been kept,--how often, for example, Orlando's little hermit's bed had really needed remaking during those twelve months! Answer, ye birds of the air that lie in your snug nests, so close, so close, through the tender summer nights, and maybe with two or three little ones besides,--unless, indeed, ye too have felt the influence of the Zeit-geist, and have taken to sleeping in separate nests.
Finally, at the end of three weeks, on the 14th of April, twelve months after having quitted Tripoli, he reached the town of Ngornou.
750-759) Do not let a boy of twelve years sit on things which may not be moved (39), for that is bad, and makes a man unmanly; nor yet a child of twelve months, for that has the same effect.
Rogojin suffered from brain fever for two months. When he recovered from the attack he was at once brought up on trial for murder.
My uncle talked of two months. I suppose it will not be less."
Here are A's finger marks, taken at the age of five months. Here they are again taken at seven months.
For three months he had been thinking of nothing but the future; and he went without regret.
I give'm fifty down, and the rest installment plan, ten dollars a month. In twenty-five months the furniture's ourn.
Then there was room rent, $2.50; another month in advance, $2.50; two months' type-writer, $8.00; a month in advance, $4.00; total, $31.85.
Two months passed, and the Senior Subaltern still educated The Worm, who began to move about a little more as the hot weather came on.
As the summer months advanced, the transformation of the Venetian palace into the modern hotel proceeded rapidly towards completion.
Franklin and Miss Rachel is some months older--and then we'll see!"