May

(redirected from mayest)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to mayest: wouldst

May

(),
Richard, German physician. See: May-Hegglin anomaly.
References in periodicals archive ?
recognize me if thou mayest," eventually naming himself as Ciacco, a former Florentine (Carlyle 62).
We have made thee neither of heaven nor of earth, neither mortal nor immortal, so that with freedom of choice and with honor, as though the maker and molder of thyself, thou mayest fashion thyself in whatever shape thou shalt prefer.
Revelation 3:18 (KJV) also calls believers to a business deal with God: "I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.
Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat, but of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, ye shall not eat of it.
For the blessed, passages from the Bible such as 3 John 1:2 unlock treasures from heaven: "Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.
The Bible even describes the first humans as vegan: "Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat," God instructs Adam and Eve in Genesis.
265-71) [Thou mayest rest assured by this holly token I hold in my hand that I am come in peaceful wise, and seek no quarrel; for had I come in company, in fighting wise, I have both a helm and a hauberk at home, and a shield, and a sharp and brightly shining spear, and other weapons I wield there as I ween; but because I wage no warfare, my weeds are of softer sort.
Thou shalt have a weight just and true, and thy bushel shall be equal and true: that thou mayest live a long time upon the Land, which our Lord thy God shal geve thee.
And show his Episcopacy to be blameless; and adorning him with all honor, present him holy, that he may be worthy to entreat those things which are for the salvation of the people, and that Thou mayest give ear unto him.
We have given to thee, Adam, no fixed seat, no form of thy very own, no gift peculiarly thine, that thou mayest feel as thine own, have thine own, possess as thine own the seat, the form, the gifts which thou thyself shalt desire'.
18) But that thou mayest knowe (good christian reader) (2r)
Even Dog Woman in Winterson's Sexing the Cherry surprisingly opposes Jordan's explorations in grafting: "'Thou mayest as well try to make a union between thyself and me by sewing us at the hip,' and then, 'Of what sex is that monster you are making?