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Queen of the May   /kwin əv ðə meɪ/   Listen
Queen of the May

The girl chosen queen of a May Day festival.  Synonym: May queen.

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"Queen of the May" Quotes from Famous Books

... village, yet it has been merely resuscitated by the worthy Squire, and is kept up in a forced state of existence at his expense. He meets with continual discouragements; and finds great difficulty in getting the country bumpkins to play their parts tolerably. He manages to have every year a "Queen of the May;" but as to Robin Hood, Friar Tuck, the Dragon, the Hobby-Horse, and all the other motley crew that used to enliven the day with their mummery, he has not ...
— Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists • Washington Irving

Words linked to "Queen of the May" :   fille, missy, young lady, miss, young woman, girl

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