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A time of youth, innocence, and inexperience: "my salad days, / When I was green in judgment, cold in blood" (Shakespeare).
[Coined by William Shakespeare.]
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a period of youth and inexperience
[allusion to Antony and Cleopatra (1.v.73) by William Shakespeare: 'my salad days When I was green in judgment, cold in blood']
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a period of youthful inexperience.
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salad days- Those when one is green in judgment, young and inexperienced.
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|Noun||1.||salad days - the best time of youth|
time of life - a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
youth - the time of life between childhood and maturity
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