Definition of May blob

1. Noun. Swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups.




Lexicographical Neighbors of May Blob

May-White syndrome
May-day sweep
May-day sweeps
May 1
May 24
May 35th
May Day
May Day sweep
May Day sweeps
May Days
May Queen
May apple
May apple root
May apples
May beetle
May blob
May blossom
May bug
May lily
May queen
May wine
May wines
Maya
Maya Lin
Mayaca
Mayacaceae
Mayaguez
Mayakovski
Mayan
Mayan language

Literary usage of May blob

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"Wr. Caltha palustris, L. (which is called Horse-blob and May- blob in Leic., and Horse-blob and Water-blob in ..."

2. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"The small cock- MAY-BLOB, ». (1) The marsh- marigold. (2) The lady's smock. MAY-BUG, /chafer. Far. d. MAY-BLOSSOMS, ». The lily of the valley. MAY-GAME,». ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"This decoration is almost a specialty of Dresden ware. May-bloom (ma'blom), я. The hawthorn. May-blob (mä'blob), n. ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1881)
"Maw-skin, sb. the maw of a calf dried, from which rennet is made. May-blob, sb. the marsh-marigold, ..."

5. Southern Wild Flowers and Trees: Together with Shrubs, Vines and Various by Alice Lounsberry (1901)
"May-blob," it is called, " water blob," sometimes even " horse blob" and again it is extensively known as the cowslip which is boiled and used as a ..."

6. Leicestershire Words, Phrases, and Proverbs by Arthur Benoni Evans (1881)
"Maw-skin, sb. the maw of a calf dried, from which rennet is made. May-blob, sb. the marsh-marigold, ..."

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