maying

noun, often capitalized
may·​ing | \ ˈmā-iŋ How to pronounce maying (audio) \

Definition of maying

: the celebrating of May Day

First Known Use of maying

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Maying.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maying. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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