Synonyms for dead time

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Never mind, let us look at that house in the dead time of year.

Save for these infrequent diversions, the winter was a dead time at Llanyglo.

There could be no other explanation of their quitting their vessel at this dead time of night.

He had nowhere to go—four o'clock is a dead time to drop in on people!

Her eyes, wherein the dead time hung just above the underlids, lingered, as with the wish for him to name the name.

It was done in the dim, dead time of faraway youth, but the Bishop had not forgotten.

But then it was such a dead time of year, no wild-fowl, no game, and the Lady Frasers were not in the country.

Yes; they educate the people to believe in these barbaric relics of a dead time,—for their own material interest.

They tell us that winter is a dead time in America; but we have found it as well and better than we expected.

It was a dead time, and the whole station seemed nearly deserted.