Results for: Maypole

In History, Politics & Society

What is maypole?

Answer . I remember as a child 50 years aoo, several of us would attach different color ribbons to the top of a pole and we would walk around the pole holding a ribbon, wra (MORE)
In English Language

In the dictionary which comes first maybe or maypole?

In the dictionary, maybe comes before maypole. The dictionary lists words in alphabetical order and the b in maybe comes before the p in maypole. If a dictionary lists (MORE)
In Inventions

Who invented the maypole?

The origins of the Maypole and its dance are thought to be from aGerman festival. The festival was for fertility and was pagan inorigin.
In History, Politics & Society

What is a maypole?

A maple is a long wodden pole , people hang long colorful ribbons from the top of it children grab the ribbons and dance around the maypole weaving the ribons into a colerful (MORE)
In History, Politics & Society

What is the purpose of the Maypole?

the maypole was originally used to perform a ceromonial dance around to promote fertility for the comming year
In History, Politics & Society

When was Maypole around?

The maypole is a tradition going back to the 16th century. It traditionally appears in Germanic countries.. but in the modern days it is more popular in countries such as: Ge (MORE)
In Literature & Language

What is the maypole of merry mount summary?

...At sunset in the town of Merry Mount on June 23, Midsummer Eve, a maypole-a tall, slender pine tree-stands decorated with flowers, blossoms, and ribbons. At the top is a ba (MORE)
In Uncategorized

What does thou painted maypole mean?

Whore. Maypoles are something men dance around. Painted is effectively mentioning make-up. Together it basically means someone who looks like a prostitute.
In History of England

How was the maypole used in Tudor England?

In Tudor England, people hang long colorful ribbons from the top. The children would grab the ribbons and dance around the maypole weaving the ribbons into a colorful design.