May Day sweep

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May Day sweep (plural May Day sweeps)

  1. alternative form of May-day sweep
    • 1925, Anne Carroll Moore, The three owls: a book about children's books, their authors, artists and critics, volume 1, page 305:
      But to a child's vision at least those May Day sweeps did much to brighten the city dullness, and year by year I watched for them eagerly from the window.