Queen Mab

[ mab ]

noun
  1. Irish and English Folklore. a mischievous, tantalizing fairy who governs and produces people's dreams.

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How to use Queen Mab in a sentence

  • He who had involuntarily quoted "Queen Mab" turned his gaze seaward again.

    The Pillar of Light | Louis Tracy
  • He had read and thought a great deal, and could tell Queen Mab about almost anything she asked him.

    'That Very Mab' | May Kendall and Andrew Lang
  • A burst of melancholy music swelled out below them as he spoke, and Queen Mab started with delight.

    'That Very Mab' | May Kendall and Andrew Lang
  • With this parting statement he rushed from the station, and Queen Mab, with a sense of misgiving, followed hastily.

    'That Very Mab' | May Kendall and Andrew Lang
  • The mob was half-starved; but that, as the Owl whispered to Queen Mab, was a way it had, and did not amount to much.

    'That Very Mab' | May Kendall and Andrew Lang

British Dictionary definitions for Queen Mab

Queen Mab

/ (mæb) /


noun
  1. (in British folklore) a bewitching fairy who rules over men's dreams

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