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      n     (U.S. and Canadian)      a slang term for       marijuana  
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Mary  
      n  
1      (New Testament)  
a    Saint. Also called: the Virgin Mary. the mother of Jesus, believed to have conceived and borne him while still a virgin; she was married to Joseph (Matthew 1:18--25). Major feast days: Feb. 2, Mar. 25, May 31, Aug. 15, Sept. 8  
b    the sister of Martha and Lazarus (Luke 10:38--42; John 11:1--2)  
2    original name Princess Mary of Teck. 1867--1953, queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1910--36) by marriage to George V  
3    pl   , Maries     (Austral)  
obsolete derogatory slang   an Aboriginal woman or girl  


Bloody Mary  
      n   a drink consisting of tomato juice and vodka  
blue-eyed Mary  
      n   a blue-flowered boraginaceous plant, Omphalodes verna, native to S Europe and cultivated in Britain  
Hail Mary  
      n  
1      (R.C. Church)   a prayer to the Virgin Mary, based on the salutations of the angel Gabriel (Luke 1:28) and Elizabeth (Luke 1:42) to her,   (Also called)    Ave Maria  
2      (American football, Slang)   a very long high pass into the end zone, made in the final seconds of a half or of a game  
holy Mary  
      n     (Irish)   a pietistic person  
he's a real holy Mary     
Mary I  
      n   family name Tudor, known as Bloody Mary. 1516--58, queen of England (1553--58). The daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, she married Philip II of Spain in 1554. She restored Roman Catholicism to England and about 300 Protestants were burnt at the stake as heretics  
Mary II  
      n   1662--94, queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1689--94), ruling jointly with her husband William III. They were offered the crown by parliament, which objected to the arbitrary rule of her father James II  
mary jane  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)      a slang term for       marijuana  
Mary Magdalene  
      n     (New Testament)   Saint. a woman of Magdala ('mægdələ) in Galilee whom Jesus cured of evil spirits (Luke 8:2) and who is often identified with the sinful woman of Luke 7:36--50. In Christian tradition she is usually taken to have been a prostitute. See magdalen. Feast day: July 22  
Mary, Queen of Scots  
      n   family name Stuart. 1542--87, queen of Scotland (1542--67); daughter of James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise. She was married to Francis II of France (1558--60), her cousin Lord Darnley (1565--67), and the Earl of Bothwell (1567--71), who was commonly regarded as Darnley's murderer. She was forced to abdicate in favour of her son (later James VI of Scotland) and fled to England. Imprisoned by Elizabeth I until 1587, she was beheaded for plotting against the English crown  
Purification of the Virgin Mary  
      n  
the     (Christianity)  
1    the presentation of Jesus in the Temple after the completion of Mary's purification (Luke 2:22)  
2      (Also called)    Candlemas   the feast commemorating this (Feb. 2)  
Virgin Mary  
      n   Mary, the mother of Christ,   (Also called)    the Virgin  

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Mary, Mary I, Mary II, Bloody Mary

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