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Mediæval or Middle Ages

begin with the Council of Chalcēdon (451), and end with the revival of literature in the fifteenth century, according to the Rev. J. G. Dowling. According to Hallam, they begin from the downfall of the Western Empire, in 476, to the Italian expeditions of Charles VIII. of France (1494–1496).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Measure Other People’s Corn
Meat, Bread
Mec (French)
Mecca’s Three Idols
Meche (French)
Medamothi (Greek, never in any place)
Médard (St.)
Medea’s Kettle or Caldron
Medham [the keen]
Mediæval or Middle Ages
Median Apples
Median Stone (The)
Medicinal Days
Medicinal Hours
Mediterranean (Key of the)
Medium (A)
Medoro (in Orlando Furioso)