Maid`ma"ri*an (?), n. [Maid + Marian, relating to Mary, or the Virgin Mary.]

1.

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.

2.

A kind of dance.

Sir W. Temple.

 

© Webster 1913.

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