[meɪ] or [me]


(noun.) the month following April and preceding June.

编辑:朱尔斯--From WordNet


(v.) An auxiliary verb qualifyng the meaning of another verb, by expressing: (a) Ability, competency, or possibility; -- now oftener expressed by can.

(n.) A maiden.

(n.) The fifth month of the year, containing thirty-one days.

(n.) The early part or springtime of life.

(n.) The flowers of the hawthorn; -- so called from their time of blossoming; also, the hawthorn.

(n.) The merrymaking of May Day.



n. a maid.

n. the fifth month of the year: the early or gay part of life.—v.i. to gather May (prov. Eng. the blossom of the hawthorn which blooms in May):—pr.p. May′ing.—ns. May′-bee′tle May′-bug the cockchafer; May′-bloom the hawthorn flower; May′day the first day of May; May′-dew the dew of May esp. that of the morning of the first day of May which is said to whiten linen and to enable a face washed with it to keep its beauty; May′-duke a variety of sour cherry; May′-flow′er the hawthorn which blooms in May; May′fly a short-lived fly which appears in May; May′-game sport such as is usual on 1st May frolic generally; May′ing the observance of Mayday sports and games; May′-lā′dy the queen of the May; May′-lil′y the lily of the valley so called because it blooms in May; May′-morn (Shak.) freshness like that of a morning in May vigour; May′pole a pole erected for dancing round on Mayday; May′-queen a young woman crowned with flowers as queen on Mayday; May′time May the season of May.

v.i. to be able: to be allowed: to be free to act: to be possible: to be by chance: to be competent:—pa.t. might (mīt).—adv. May′be perhaps possibly.—n. a possibility.—adv. May′hap perhaps.



To dream of the month of May, denotes prosperous times, and pleasure for the young. To dream that nature appears freakish, denotes sudden sorrow and disappointment clouding pleasure.





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