Mayduke May"duke`, n. [Corrupt. of M['e]doc, a province in France, where it is supposed to have originated.] A large dark-red cherry of excellent quality. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • mayduke — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun also mayduke cherry Usage: usually capitalized M : an early ripening dark red duke cherry …   Useful english dictionary

  • mayduke cherry — noun see mayduke …   Useful english dictionary

  • M'edoc — M[ e] doc , n. [Cf. {Mayduke}.] A class of claret wines, including several varieties, from the district of M[ e]doc in the department of Gironde. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • may cherry — noun Usage: usually capitalized M 1. : mayduke 2. : juneberry 1 …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”