Maid Marian

Maid Marian
Maid Mar|i|an
a woman who, in old English stories, has a romantic relationship with ↑Robin Hood

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Maid Marian — Marian Ma ri*an, a. Pertaining to the Virgin Mary, or sometimes to Mary, Queen of England, daughter of Henry VIII. [1913 Webster] Of all the Marian martyrs, Mr. Philpot was the best born gentleman. Fuller. [1913 Webster] {Maid Marian}. (a) See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Maid Marian — n. 1. a character in old May Day games and morris dances 2. Eng. Legend Robin Hood s sweetheart …   English World dictionary

  • Maid Marian — For the locomotive, see Maid Marian (locomotive). For the novel by Thomas Love Peacock, see Maid Marian (novel). Robin Hood and Maid Marian (poster, ca. 1880) Maid Marian is the wife of the legendary English outlaw Robin Hood. Stemming from… …   Wikipedia

  • Maid Marian — Robin Hood ou la Forêt de Sherwood Robin des Bois et Maid Marian Auteur Thomas Love Peacock Genre roman satirique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Maid Marian and her Merry Men — Series 1 DVD cover Genre British Sitcom Family Entertainment Created by …   Wikipedia

  • Maid Marian (locomotive) — Maid Marian Maid Marian at Llanuwchllyn Power type Steam Builder Hunslet Build date …   Wikipedia

  • Maid Marian Entertainment — (sometimes shortened to MME) is a gaming site/company produced by Gene Endrody and other respective parties. It was the original home of Sherwood , which later evolved into Sherwood Dungeon, with the addition of an in game dungeon.[1][2] Other… …   Wikipedia

  • Maid Marian — Maid′ Mar′ian n. lit. Robin Hood s sweetheart …   From formal English to slang

  • Maid Marian (novel) — First edition title page Maid Marian is the fourth novel of Thomas Love Peacock, published in 1822.[1] Plot Overview References …   Wikipedia

  • Maid Marian —    From about 1500, Marian appears among *Robin Hood s companions; she is said to be his sweetheart who joins him in outlawry. She is chiefly important in *May Day celebrations, court entertainments, and stage and literary tradition; the ballads… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

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