summer [-'s, -s] n
- Warmest season; time of the year between spring and autumn.
- Estival; [fig.] delightful day; time of complete joy.
- Growing season; time in the northern hemisphere when plants, flowers, and other living things flourish.
- June 21<sup>st</sup> through September 20<sup>th</sup>; time period of about three months.
- Fullness; high point of the seasons; time of longest days; period of most light in the year; [word play on “sum”] auditor; accountant; one who casts up an account (see NW's definition “one who casts accounts”).
- Phrase. “Summer's full”: Midsummer; time of most sunlight in the calendar year; solstice that happens about June 21<sup>st</sup> each year in the northern hemisphere of the earth.
- Phrase. “Indian Summer”: (see Indian, proper adj.)
see summer, n.
- Sunny; warm; having good weather; pertaining to the growing season of the year.