The first line of the children’s poem “Mary’s Lamb,” first published in the nineteenth century. It begins:
Mary had a little lamb,
Its fleece was white as snow,
And everywhere that Mary went,
The lamb was sure to go.
- Mary II
noun 1. 1662–94, queen of England 1689–94: joint ruler with her husband William III (daughter of James II). noun 1. 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
[mer-uh-luh nd] /ˈmɛr ə lənd/ noun 1. a state in the E United States, on the Atlantic coast. 10,577 sq. mi. (27,395 sq. km). Capital: Annapolis. Abbreviation: MD (for use with zip code), Md. /ˈmɛərɪˌlænd; ˈmɛrɪlənd/ noun 1. a state of the eastern US, on the Atlantic: divided into two unequal parts by Chesapeake Bay: […]
noun 1. (in former systems of nomenclature) the common yellowthroat, Geothlypis trichas, especially the eastern U.S. subspecies.
- Mary leakey
[lee-kee] /ˈli ki/ noun 1. Louis Seymour Bazett [baz-it] /ˈbæz ɪt/ (Show IPA), 1903–72, British archaeologist and anthropologist. 2. Mary (Douglas) 1913–96, British archaeologist (wife of Louis Leakey). 3. their son, Richard (Erskine Frere) [freer] /frɪər/ (Show IPA), born 1944, Kenyan paleontologist and animal-rights activist. /ˈliːkɪ/ noun 1. Louis Seymour Bazett (ˈbæzɪt). 1903–72, British anthropologist […]