a triangular sail set on a long sloping yard, used especially on the Mediterranean Sea.
noun 1. the Greek of the early Byzantine Empire and of patristic literature, from about a.d. 100 to 700. Abbreviation: LGk. noun 1. the Greek language from about the 3rd to the 8th centuries ad Compare Medieval Greek, Koine
noun 1. 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 ]