the Hebrew language as used from about a.d. 70 through the 13th century, including Mishnaic Hebrew and Medieval Hebrew.
- Late in life
In old age. For example, Isn’t it rather late in life for your grandmother to go trekking in Nepal?
- Late in the day
Far advanced; also, too far advanced. For example, It’s late in the day to change the kitchen layout, since we’ve already ordered the cabinets, or It’s a bit late in the day for apologizing. [ Late 1700s ]
noun 1. the Latin of the late Western Roman Empire and of patristic literature, from about a.d. 150 to 700. Abbreviation: LL. noun 1. the form of written Latin used from the 3rd to the 7th centuries ad See also Biblical Latin, Medieval Latin
[leyt-lee] /ˈleɪt li/ adverb 1. of ; recently; not long since: He has been very grouchy lately. /ˈleɪtlɪ/ adverb 1. in recent times; of late adv. Old English lætlice “slow, sluggish;” see late (adj.) + -ly (2). Meaning “within recent times” is from late 15c., probably a new formation. Related Terms johnny-come-lately