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mayst

[ meyst ]
/ meɪst /
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verb Archaic.

2nd person singular present indicative of may1.

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mayst

mayest

/ (meɪst) /

verb

archaic, or dialect (used with the pronoun thou or its relative equivalent) a singular form of the present tense of may 1
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