May Queen

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May queen (plural May Queens)

  1. A girl chosen to walk at the front of the May Day procession and to preside over the celebrations.
    • 1915, Amelia E. Barr, chapter 12, in The Measure of a Man:
      [H]e saw—he saw clearly—the image of the lovely May Queen in her glimmering dress of shining white with the little gilt crown on her long brown hair.

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