noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 14th century the celebrating of May Day

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  • Maying — May ing, n. The celebrating of May Day. He met her once a Maying. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maying — [mā′iŋ] n. [also M ] the celebration of May Day, as by gathering flowers or dancing …   English World dictionary

  • Maying — 1 Original name in latin Maying Name in other language Ma ying ts un, Ma ying ts’un, Maying, Maying Xiang, ma ying, ma ying xiang State code CN Continent/City Asia/Shanghai longitude 39.71972 latitude 112.71694 altitude 1534 Population 0 Date… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Maying — /may ing/, n. the celebration of May Day. [1350 1400; ME maiing; see MAY, ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • maying — noun /ˈmeɪɪŋ/ The celebrations traditionally held to celebrate May Day. So hit befelle in the moneth of May, Quene Guenyver called unto her ten knyghtes of the Table Rounde, and she gaff them warnynge that early uppon the morn she wolde ryde on… …   Wiktionary

  • maying — noun archaic celebration of May Day …   English new terms dictionary

  • maying — may·ing …   English syllables

  • Maying — May•ing [[t]ˈmeɪ ɪŋ[/t]] n. (sometimes l.c.) May • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

  • maying — n. & adj. participation in May Day festivities. Etymology: ME f. MAY …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maying Township, Chicheng County —   Subdistrict   Chinese transcription(s)    Chinese    Pinyin Country …   Wikipedia

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