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May Bees (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

May Bees

May bees don’t fly all the year long; an answer to any one who prefaces a proposition with, It may be.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Max * Mealy-mouthed

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