queen of the May

queen of the May
noun
the girl chosen queen of a May Day festival
Syn: ↑May queen
Hypernyms: ↑girl, ↑miss, ↑missy, ↑young lady, ↑young woman, ↑fille

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Queen of the May noun
A May queen
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Main Entry:queen

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May Queen [May Queen] (also Queen of the May)noun
a girl who is chosen in a town or village to be the central figure of traditional ↑May Day celebrations in Britain. She wears a ↑crown of flowers and may be driven through the streets on an open vehicle.

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