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  • noun Plural form of may.

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Examples

  • Bill Clinton was not the candidate, stupids! kelvin mays

    Schneider: Bill Clinton is big in Puerto Rico

  • For himself, he didn't care a hang: he had composed for his own guidance a rough-and-ready code, a short set of "mays" and "mustn'ts" which immensely simplified his course.

    The Glimpses of the Moon

  • The temptations might be greater, the cost considerably higher, the dividing line between the "mays" and "mustn'ts" more fluctuating and less sharply drawn.

    The Glimpses of the Moon

  • But these "mays" are not evidence; and it cannot but be thought a real misfortune that, instead of confining themselves to an abundant and indeed inexhaustible subject, the proper literary study of what does exist, critics should persist in dealing with what certainly does not, and perhaps never did.

    The Flourishing of Romance and the Rise of Allegory (Periods of European Literature, vol. II)

  • "There are lots of 'mays' and not very many 'musts,' " said Jane Danowitz, public lands program director for the

    NYT > Home Page

  • This artical has a lot of 'mays' or 'coulds' in it when refuting the current mantras.

    National Business Review (NBR) New Zealand

  • Easter rests on "mays" and "mights;" and so does the rest of what we consider divine.

    The Minnesota Daily - mndaily.com

  • Even if the "mays" and "coulds" imply a "did," such a scenario greatly reduces the amount of primordial soup to little localized pockets near island arc volcanoes, vastly reducing the ability to meet the odds required by Deamer's "chance."

    Evolution News & Views

  • Even if the "mays" and "coulds" imply a "did," such a scenario greatly reduces the amount of primordial soup to little localized pockets near island arc volcanoes, vastly reducing the ability to meet the odds required by Deamer's "chance."

    Evolution News & Views

  • "mays" in the preceding sentence; dependingon the input term, level 9 compression may or may not produce a smallerresult than level 1 compression.

    Hiveminds Magazine

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