Alternative terms for "The doldrums"
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Lexicographical Neighbors of The Doldrums
Literary usage of The doldrums
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Recollections of a Rebel Reefer by James Morris Morgan (1917)
"CHAPTER XIV the doldrums — Water-spouts — Bahia — Meet the Alabama — Changing ... The old sailors told me that we were in the "doldrums" — as they call that ..."
2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"In the doldrums sailing vessels beat about for weeks and they were formerly ... the doldrums proper oscillate north and south of the equator with the season ..."
3. Weather: A Popular Exposition of the Nature of Weather Changes from Day to Day by Ralph Abercromby (1887)
"WEATHER IN the doldrums. The equatorial belt constantly covers the Sahara and the Amazon ... the doldrums, therefore. form a sort of long hollow, or col, ..."
4. William Charles Macready by William Archer (1890)
"1823-1837 - the doldrums. WE come now to what may be called the doldrums of Macready's career—" a region of calms, squalls, and light baffling winds. ..."