Halfcentury sentence example

halfcentury
  • or more, but rarely continue to form sound timber beyond the first halfcentury of growth, though the trunk will sometimes endure for a hundred and fifty years.
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  • The German Order in 1398 converted the Hanseatic poundage to a territorial tax for its own purposes, and one of the chief causes for Cologne's disaffection a halfcentury later was the extension from Flanders to other parts of the Netherlands of the levy made by the counter at Bruges.
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  • All the above-mentioned writers lived in the halfcentury immediately following the Norman Conquest, but their critical acumen and their literary art vary considerably.
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