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Alternative clues for the word maypole
- Springtime dance site
- What some celebrations are centered around
- A vertical pole or post decorated with streamers that can be held by dancers celebrating May Day
- Dance center of a sort
- Central fixture for a spring dance
- Prop for a spring dance
- Thing to dance around
- Might European dance around it?
- One danced around hawthorn tree with E European
- Starchy food rejected by European staff one employed in spring?
- Pay slips secreted by spy in dance centre?
- Is East European allowed to dance round this?
- Something to dance around
- Vertical symbol of spring
- Tall column that people dance around in the spring
- Streamer-decorated post
- Springtime stick with streamers
- Spring symbol
- Spring prop
- Spring fest need
- Spring dance prop
- Seasonal dancing center?
- Ribbon-strewn staff
- Gear for a spring event
- Center of some dances
- Beribboned staff
- 5/1 fixture
Word definitions for maypole in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ Another pagan survival is the maypole . ▪ At Barwick the new garlands are taken round the surrounding villages and a collection made before they are attached to the maypole . ▪ However, their devotions were often disturbed by...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Maypole \May"pole`\, n. A tall pole erected in an open place and wreathed with flowers, about which the rustic May-day sports were had.
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 A pole, garlanded with streamers held by people who dance around it to celebrate May Day. 2 (context euphemistic English) A penis, especially a large one.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"high striped pole decorated with flowers and ribbons for May Day merrymakers to dance around," attested from 1550s but certainly much older, as the first mention of it is in an ordinance banning them, and there are references to such erections, though...
Word definitions in WordNet
n. a vertical pole or post decorated with streamers that can be held by dancers celebrating May Day
Word definitions in Wikipedia
A maypole is a tall wooden pole erected as a part of various European folk festivals, around which a maypole dance often takes place. The festivals may occur on May Day or Pentecost ( Whitsun ), although in some countries it is instead erected at Midsummer...
Usage examples of maypole.
With great nimbleness, he shinned up the maypole and clung to it for dear life.
The maypole was hewn from old English oak and would never snap of its own accord.
There was sawdust in the tiring-house where the maypole was kept before it was used.
When the maypole broke, he made light of the accident in front of the spectators.
Stokehursts spent the afternoon observing the Maypole dance with the Pendletons.
Linking hands, they circled the flower-wrapped Maypole and sang pagan songs about trees, the earth, and the moon.
Tasia circled the Maypole until the world reeled around her, the torch flames dancing like fireflies.
Who, visiting those parts, caused that maypole to be cut down and rebuked them for their profaneness and admonished them to look there should be better walking.
One sketch they kept repeating showed a mixture of big and little figures dancing around a maypole affair.
But all they did was to set it up in the center like the maypole in their sketches, and sing harder.
Well, you know all about it, those first weeks with the Siggies touring around and singing in front of churches and mosques and temples, and the Unitarian minister coming out to hold joint services in the open air, and the kids wearing maypole buttons and Great Pupa buttons and all the rest.
Red and Yellow Siggies were on their way out of our system, leaving us with five smashed cities, innumerable wrecked houses of religion, and more maypole effigies of the Great Pupa than could be counted before they were melted down.
They may have spent some time around the old Straits Hotel and the Maypole Bar in Singapore.
He may have been part of the Straits Hotel, Maypole Bar crowd in Singapore.
Also, anyone familiar with Singapore in the late 1920s, the old Straits Hotel, and the Maypole Bar.