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name for several plants; in England, particularly the hawthornhawthorn,
any species of the genus Crataegus of the family Rosaceae (rose family), shrubs and trees widely distributed in north temperate climates and especially common in E North America.
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. See also mayflowermayflower,
in botany, name for several spring-blooming plants. In England the hawthorn is called mayflower, or may; in North America the name is used for the trailing arbutus, the hepatica, and an herb (Maianthemum canadense) of the family Liliaceae (lily family).
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see monthmonth,
in chronology, the conventional period of a lunation, i.e., passage of the moon through all its phases. It is usually computed at approximately 29 or 30 days. For the computation of the month and its harmony with the solar calendar and for the months in others than the
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Sir Robert McCredie. born 1936, Australian biologist and ecologist
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Mayes said after 30 to 40 minutes he called Whant's girlfriend Rachel Bird, but she said she hadn't seen him.
HONOUR A Steve Mayes photograph of Northumbria University.
That very dissonance between appearance and reality gets to the heart of "Dead Man Walking," this weekend's Eugene Opera production in which Mayes plays condemned murderer Joseph DeRocher.
In a defence statement issued at the end of last year, Whant claimed he was invited to have sex with Miss Grender by Mr Mayes when they called at the flat before a night out in Newport on February 4.
Whant also claimed that Nikitta slept with Ryan's stepfather, Nicky Mayes, when there was a break in the young couple's relationship.
Mr Mayes said: "On Sunday morning most places in the eastern half of Britain will start with snow.
Destany Larson, 18, and Magua Mayes, 31, went on a four-day shopping spree at 10 stores in the Antelope, Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys.
Sales uplifts from trial stores at Carshalton and Wanstead (Market Fresh), Dunstable and Belvedere (Essentials) had been "well into the double digits" said format director Kieron Mayes.
John Mayes, Kno wsley NASUWT secretary and member of the union 's national executive, said: ``It is a big problem for teachers from violent behaviour to verbal abuse.
Choir chairman David Mayes says the choir does all it can to support younger members and newcomers would be very welcome, especially those under 18.
Mayes described one longitudinal study of 41 couples who were interviewed--8 months prepartum and then 2 weeks and 3 months post partum--about behaviors and then asked to reflect on their care of and relationship to the baby: anxious thoughts and harm-avoidant behaviors, measures of associated emotional states of depression and anxiety, and recollections of their own parenting.
Two other alums, former NFL running backs Greg Lewis (UW, Denver Broncos) and Rueben Mayes (WSU, New Orleans Saints), served as honorary contest chairmen.