relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages
"Medieval scholars"; "Medieval times"
medieval, mediaeval, gothicadjective
as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened
"a medieval attitude toward dating"
chivalric, knightly, medievaladjective
characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages
"chivalric rites"; "the knightly years"
Someone living in the Middle Ages.
A medieval one.
of or relating to the Middle Ages, perhaps circa 500 to circa 1500 .
having characteristics associated with the Middle Ages.
Etymology: medium aevum
alt. of Medievalist
Medieval is heavy metal group Tierra Santa´s 1997 debut album, and is mainly inspired by mediaeval stories.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
Mediæval, mē-di-ē′val, adj. relating to the Middle Ages.—ns. Mediē′valism, the spirit of the Middle Ages, devotion to medieval ideals; Mediē′valist, Mediæ′valist, one versed in the history of the Middle Ages.—Medieval architecture, Medieval art, the style of architecture and art used in public buildings in Europe from the 4th to the 16th century. [L. medius, middle, ævum, age.]
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The numerical value of medieval in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of medieval in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
I really hope that this will mean the Chinese government says, OK, guys, we have really got to get super hygienic around here. Lets face it, it is a little bit medieval eating bats.
The Canterbury Roll is the most significant and substantial medieval artefact in New Zealand. For 100 years, UC has been the guardian of this unique 600-year-old treasure, which tells the history of England from its mythical origins to the late Middle Ages, no-one has anything like this in New Zealand or Australia. And it’s utterly bonkers that no-one really knows we have it, because it’s magnificent!
Eggnog, which is actually a drinkable form of custard, originated in medieval Britain where locals created a hot, creamy ale-like drink, the name, ‘Eggnog,’ is a combination of ‘noggin,’ a wooden cup, and ‘grog,’ a strong beer.
Up to now, we knew there was a substantial 17th century settlement in the fields around Dunluce, what we are now beginning to uncover are traces of earlier and extensive late medieval settlement activity, which are equally as important as the remains of the 17th century Dunluce Town. This provides an exciting new avenue of research to explore as part of our future investigations at Dunluce.
We always hoped if we found a medieval king they'd be some interest, we never saw the interest coming that we did from Russia, and Brazil and Japan and Australia and the Americas. It really came from everywhere.
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- medievalCatalan, Valencian
- middeleeuwer, middeleeuws, mediëvaalDutch
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