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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bloom, bloom of youth, salad days(noun)

    the best time of youth


  1. salad days(Noun)

    A period of inexperienced youthful innocence accompanied by enthusiasm and idealism.

  2. Origin: Coined by William Shakespeare, in Anthony and Cleopatra, act 1, sc. 5:


  1. Salad days

    "Salad days" is an idiomatic expression, referring to a youthful time, accompanied by the inexperience, enthusiasm, idealism, innocence, or indiscretion that one associates with a young person. More modern use, especially in the United States, refers to a person's heyday when somebody was at the peak of his/her abilities—not necessarily in that person's youth.


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