silver jubilee

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n silver jubilee an anniversary celebrating the passage of 25 years
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Usage

In literature:

Would it sound in our ears like the sweet tones of the silver trumpet of Jubilee?
"Memories of Bethany" by John Ross Macduff
One who has reached his silver jubilee has occupied over two years so: an old priest may have spent four or five years in this way.
"The Priestly Vocation" by Bishop Bernard Ward
THE QUEEN has presented to St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, a very handsome silver gilt altar cross, in commemoration of her Jubilee.
"The Little Gleaner, Vol. X." by Various
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In poetry:

Not today we need lament
Your wealth of life is some way spent:
Toil has shed round your head
Silver but for Jubilee.
"The Silver Jubilee" by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Then for her whose velvet vales
Should have pealed with welcome, Wales,
Let the chime of a rhyme
Utter Silver Jubilee.
"The Silver Jubilee" by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Feasts, when we shall fall asleep,
Shrewsbury may see others keep;
None but you this her true,
This her Silver Jubilee.
"The Silver Jubilee" by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Five and twenty years have run
Since sacred fountains to the sun
Sprang, that but now were shut,
Showering Silver Jubilee.
"The Silver Jubilee" by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Life to me was a jubilee
From the first of my youthful days:
Clinking my icy toys with glee--
Playing my childish plays;
Filling my hands with the silver sands
To scatter a thousand ways:
"What The Wind Said" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

ANI Designer Sunnet Varma Celebrates Silver Jubilee Amid Glitz .
ANI Designer Sunnet Varma Celebrates Silver Jubilee Amid Glitz.
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