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Mayonnaise

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A sauce made with pepper, salt, oil, vinegar, and the yolk of an egg beaten up together. A “may” in French is a cullender or strainer, also a “fort planeher sur lequel on met les raisins quʹ on veut fouler.”

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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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May-day
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May Meetings
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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)
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Mazer
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