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 Wint-monath [Wind-month].Winter’s Tale (Shakespeare). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Winter, Summer.
 
We say of an old man, “His life has extended to a hundred winters;” but of a blooming girl, “She has seen sixteen summers.”   1
 


 Wint-monath [Wind-month].Winter’s Tale (Shakespeare). 

 
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