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Maying

[ mey-ing ]
/ ˈmeɪ ɪŋ /
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noun

the celebration of May Day.

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Origin of Maying

1350–1400; Middle English maiing;see May, -ing1
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Maying
/ (ˈmeɪɪŋ) /

noun

the traditional celebration of May Day
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