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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Heyday  \Hey"day`\,  interj.  [Cf.  G.  heida,  or  hei  da  D.  hei 
  daar.  Cf  {Hey},  and  {There}.] 
  An  expression  of  frolic  and  exultation,  and  sometimes  of 
  wonder.  --B.  Jonson 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Heyday  \Hey"day`\,  n.  [Prob.  for  high  day  See  High,  and 
  {Day}.] 
  The  time  of  triumph  and  exultation;  hence  joy,  high  spirits, 
  frolicsomeness;  wildness. 
 
  The  heyday  in  the  blood  is  tame.  --Shak. 
 
  In  the  heyday  of  their  victories.  --J.  H. 
  Newman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  heyday 
  n  :  the  period  of  greatest  prosperity  or  productivity  [syn:  {flower}, 
  {prime},  {peak},  {bloom},  {blossom},  {efflorescence},  {flush}] 




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