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 History of this Word

"mid" spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

Words related to this meaning

grammar is modifier

"mid-" is a type of prefix

Definition

A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "half" or "middle" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

mid- illustration Children wake up in the middle of the night.
mid- illustration Conveniently located midway between the ski slopes and town.