One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Years of hardship or poverty.
- ‘I would phrase it roughly as follows: The labour movement has recuperated somewhat from the locust years of the 1980s.’
- ‘Given the locust years of comprehensive education, this at first looked impossible.’
- ‘Born in the lean years of defeats for the working class, it thrived only after the locust years of 1914-18.’
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