summer and winter

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summer and winter

  1. (transitive, idiomatic) To spend extended periods of time with; to test.
    • 2004 Jan 25, “Once again, primary proves its worth”, Concord Monitor:
      An even more important reason for the primary is that by "summering and wintering" these candidates, New Hampshire people, as representatives of the nation ....
  2. (intransitive, idiomatic) To endure.