Definition of May

  • (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.

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