Definition for MAY

MAY, n. [L. Maius; Fr. Mai; It. Maggio; Sp. Mayo.]

  1. The fifth month of the year, beginning with January, but the third beginning with March, as was the ancient practice of the Romans.
  2. [Goth. mawi. See Maid.] A young woman. [Obs.]
  3. The early part of life. His May of youth and bloom of lustihood. Shak.

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