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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Nuts of May.
 
Here we go gathering nuts of May. A corruption of knots or sprigs of May. We still speak of “love-knots,” and a bunch of flowers is called a “knot.”   1
 


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