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Maytime

[mey-tahym]
noun
  1. the month of May.
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Origin of Maytime

First recorded in 1795–1805; May + time
Also called May·tide [mey-tahyd] /ˈmeɪˌtaɪd/.
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Historical Examples

  • The great standard fluttered with the movements of the Maytime breeze.

    Joan of Arc

    Lucy Foster Madison

  • The day was full of sunshine and the river had a Maytime animation.

  • None would be there in Maytime, for the season for felling was long past.

    A Thane of Wessex

    Charles W. Whistler

  • As now, so during the lifetime of Mr. Cocke, Maytime at Hollins stirred a flutter of excitement in the student's mind.

    Charles Lewis Cocke

    William Robert Lee Smith

  • I saw no man, for once I had crossed the highroad none was likely to seek the heights in Maytime.

    A Thane of Wessex

    Charles W. Whistler