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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Robin Hood's sweetheart.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. A prominent character in the legend of Robin Hood.
  • n. The lady of the May games; one of the characters in a morris dance; a May queen. Afterward, a grotesque character personated in sports and buffoonery by a man in woman's clothes.
  • n. A kind of dance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Originally, the queen of the May, one of the characters in the old morris-dance, often a man in woman's clothes.
  • n. A kind of dance; a morris-dance or Moorish dance.

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