How do I set the maximum age of a cookie?

package org.kodejava.servlet;

import javax.servlet.ServletException;
import javax.servlet.annotation.WebServlet;
import javax.servlet.http.Cookie;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletResponse;

@WebServlet(name = "CookieExpirationServlet", urlPatterns = "/cookie-expiration")
public class CookieExpirationServlet extends HttpServlet {

    protected void doGet(HttpServletRequest request, HttpServletResponse response)
            throws ServletException, IOException {
        doPost(request, response);

    protected void doPost(HttpServletRequest request, HttpServletResponse response)
            throws ServletException, IOException {
        String username = request.getParameter("username");
        if (username != null) {
            Cookie cookie = new Cookie("username", username);

            // Set the cookie age to 600 seconds (10 minutes). Setting the age
            // to 0 will delete the cookie while giving it a negative value will
            // not store the cookie, and it will be deleted when the browser is
            // closed.

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