Definition of "mayn" [mayn]

  • Obsolete forms of main<strong>.</strong> (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "mayn" in a sentence
  • "While Holzer did not give birth to any children, believing that the world was an unfit place for a child, she became like a mother to the young actor Paula Kochen, whom she called mayn tokhterl [sic] (my little daughter)."
  • "'Please, sir,' faltered one -- Moberly by name -- the dullest and most honourable boy, to my thinking, amongst us, 'mayn't I stay where I am?"
  • "'And,' added Val, 'mayn't we all go on a secret expedition and buy things for it?'"