Definition Of halcyon
a mythical bird said by ancient writers to breed in a nest floating at sea at the winter solstice, charming the wind and waves into calm.
The halcyon , a mythical bird, is said to have laid its eggs in the nautilus' shell.
a tropical Asian and African kingfisher with brightly colored plumage.
The halcyon is a type of kingfisher that lays its eggs on the beach in winter.
denoting a period of time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful.
the halcyon days of the mid-1980s, when profits were soaring
Example Of halcyon
Halcyons are solitary except when they are courting and raising a family.
Ah, it takes me back to those heady, halcyon days of 1999 when any idea that remotely involved the Web was funded to the gills in a matter of weeks.
Anyone who remembers halcyon summers on the islands readily recalls the clackety clack noise of the looms that punctuated every 100 yards or so of a walk through any village.
At any rate, in those halcyon days before computers, Frank would type and affix the daily diary to the notice board by 6.30 am at the latest.
At first merely uninteresting, the ploy eventually descends into slapstick comedy, undermining the prevailing halcyon tone of the work.