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middle

adjective average, axial, centermost, central, centric, centroidal, equidistant, halfway, interjacent, intermediate, mean, medial, median, mediate, mediocre, medium, mid, midmost, midway, pivotal

middle

noun average, axis, center, centrality, central part, central point, central position, centrum, core, focal point, heart, hub, kernel, mean, medium, mesne, midst, nucleus
See also: average, center, central, interior, intermediate, mediocre, mesne
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The bridge is broken in the middle, and part of it is carried away; if you come on you'll be into the river.
On the table in the middle of the room was a kind of a lovely crockery basket that bad apples and oranges and peaches and grapes piled up in it, which was much redder and yellower and prettier than real ones is, but they warn't real because you could see where pieces had got chipped off and showed the white chalk, or whatever it was, under- neath.
Nothing followed for a time, but the remark had set us all on the alert, straining ears and eyes--the musketeers with their pieces balanced in their hands, the captain out in the middle of the block house with his mouth very tight and a frown on his face.
I then took off my spectacles, and waiting about an hour, till the tide was a little fallen, I waded through the middle with my cargo, and arrived safe at the royal port of Lilliput.
If I put the ring upon the middle finger of my left hand, then neither fire nor water nor any sharp weapon can hurt me.
Senor governor of my soul, this wicked man caught me in the middle of the fields here and used my body as if it was an ill-washed rag, and, woe is me
said the gossipy tinker, pricking up his ear; "I am a tinker by trade, Middle by name, and come from over against Banbury.
From the serfs of the Middle Ages sprang the chartered burghers of the earliest towns.
All the school- children, the singers and the firemen walked on the sidewalks, while in the middle of the street came first the custodian of the church with his halberd, then the beadle with a large cross, the teacher in charge of the boys and a sister escorting the little girls; three of the smallest ones, with curly heads, threw rose leaves into the air; the deacon with outstretched arms conducted the music; and two incense-bearers turned with each step they took toward the Holy Sacrament, which was carried by M.
I pressed forward towards the middle of the room until I had secured a seat at a croupier's elbow.
The salmon, which are the prime fish of the Columbia, and as important to the piscatory tribes as are the buffaloes to the hunters of the prairies, do not enter the river until towards the latter part of May, from which time, until the middle of August, they abound and are taken in vast quantities, either with the spear or seine, and mostly in shallow water.
Dorothy sat down in the middle of the raft and held Toto in her arms.