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Definition of "close-time" [close-time]

  • A season of the year during which it is unlawful to catch or kill certain kinds of game and fish. Also close-season. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "close-time" in a sentence
  • "Midgard was first, close-time, and I dropped the tablet on the ceremonial steps of the Asgard, thunderbolting the statue of the Serpent as I did."
  • ""Human nature being what it is there is no close-time for sin -- nor for goodness either, God be thanked," he added hastily."
  • "British farmers would in future be allowed to destroy pheasants with as little compunction as if they were rabbits, and with no regard to the sacredness of close-time."