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May Molloch

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or The Maid of the Hairy Arms. An elf who condescends to mingle in ordinary sports, and even to direct the master of the house how to play dominoes or draughts. Like the White Lady of Avenel, May Molloch is a sort of banshee.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Mawworm
Max
Max ORell
Maximum and Minimum
Maximus or Maxime
May
May
May-day
May-duke Cherries
May Meetings
May Molloch
May-pole, May-queen, etc
May-pole (London)
Mayeux
“Mayflower” (The)
Mayonnaise
Mayor
Mayor of Garratt
Mayor of the Bull-ring (Old Dublin)
Mayors of the Palace (Maire du Palais)
Mazarinades