How to use Maypole in a sentence

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  • Endecott experienced some trouble with the previous settlers and with Thomas Morton's settlement at "Merry Mount" (Mount Wollaston, now Quincy), where, in accordance with his strict Puritanical tenets, he cut down the maypole and dispersed the merry makers.

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  • The third pitch was ascended using the maypole and a rawlbolt fitted at the top.

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  • At Merry Mount, in that part of Braintree which is now Quincy, a settlement was established by Thomas Morton in 1625, but the gay life of the settlers and their selling rum and firearms to the Indians greatly offended the Pilgrims of Plymouth, who in 1627 arrested Morton; soon afterward Governor John Endecott of Massachusetts Bay visited Merry Mount, rebuked the inhabitants and cut down their Maypole.

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  • They acted in plays and concerts and the girls danced the maypole every year.

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  • Charlotte Patch and Billy Richardson were crowned as the May Day queen and prince while energetic revelers danced around the decorated maypole.

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  • It was also anticipated that the Parish Council who could provide the funding for the maypole's upkeep could then adopt the new Maypole.

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  • The pleasant scenery of the neighbourhood, which attracts large numbers both of visitors and of residents from London, is described in Dickens's novel, Barnaby Rudge, and the King's Head Inn, Dickens's "Maypole," still stands.

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  • Every year it was customary for an extremely tall maypole to be erected next to the church.

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  • Hanging Chamber re-entered using three maypole sections from the ledges above the first maypole sections from the ledges above the first Maypole Pitch.

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  • The village maypole circa 1933 The village football team 1920 Do you recognize any of the team members from this team from around 1920?

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  • We are moving from that to something which resembles a maypole with each ribbon of the maypole with each ribbon of the maypole representing a distinct neighborhood.

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  • At one time, every village of any size had a permanent maypole.

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  • That, perhaps, our children will dance round the bloody maypole on it?

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  • I must say if I'd known he liked Morris Dancing so much I'd have gotten a maypole as a wedding present!

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  • Tallest of all at 67 feet is the great maypole freshly crowned for every Faire.

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