Middle Ages - middle age

Middle Ages - middle age
'Middle Ages'
In European history, the Middle Ages were the period between approximately 1000 AD and 1400 AD.

This practice was common throughout the Middle Ages.

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'middle age'
Middle age is the period in a person's life when they are no longer young but are not yet old.

...the discontents of middle age.

...a man in late middle age.

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'middle-aged'
When someone has reached this period of their life, you can say that they are middle-aged.

The boss was a middle-aged woman.

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