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Word: heyday

Definition: time of greatest success or power; prime


Sentences Containing 'heyday'

In the heyday of the steamboating prosperity, the river from end to end was flaked with coal fleets and timber rafts, all managed by hand, and employing hosts of the rough characters whom I have been trying to describe.

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