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[mey-tahym] /ˈmeɪˌtaɪm/
the month of May.
Also called Maytide
[mey-tahyd] /ˈmeɪˌtaɪd/ (Show IPA)
Origin of Maytime
1795-1805; May + time Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Every Maytime when the tulip-buds were so fat and tight you could fairly hear them splitting, father worried.

    Fairy Prince and Other Stories Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • The great standard fluttered with the movements of the Maytime breeze.

    Joan of Arc Lucy Foster Madison
  • To them the coming examinations were constantly very important indeed—far more important than chestnut buds or Maytime hazes.

    Anne Of Green Gables Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • None would be there in Maytime, for the season for felling was long past.

    A Thane of Wessex Charles W. Whistler
  • I saw no man, for once I had crossed the highroad none was likely to seek the heights in Maytime.

    A Thane of Wessex Charles W. Whistler
  • The air that poured in through the open windows was sweet and heavy with Maytime odors of blossoming and blooming.

    Back Home Irvin S. Cobb
  • The day was full of sunshine and the river had a Maytime animation.

  • At Maytime, in the early gloaming, the foreign lady and I met in the narrow street.

  • Then, suddenly, all our spring gladness and Maytime hopes were blighted as by a killing frost.

    The Golden Road Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • Especially would we have noted the change about the Hermit's Cave, had not that Maytime brought its burden of strife to us all.

    The Price of the Prairie Margaret Hill McCarter

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