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epoch
used in For Whom the Bell Tolls

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Definition
a significant period of time — such as:
  • an historical period
  • a unit of geological time smaller than a period and larger than an age
  • an arbitrary astronomical time reference
  • an important time in someone's life
  • They are purging more than the epsom salts in this epoch.
    Chapter 40 (46% in)
  • He looked around at the table and then he looked at the bull's head and said, 'No,' once more and then he put his head down and he put his napkin up to his mouth and then he just sat there like that and said nothing and the banquet, which had started so well, and promised to mark an epoch in hilarity and good fellowship was not a success.
    Chapter 14 (83% in)

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