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In English legend, the sweetheart of Robin Hood.
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1. (European Myth & Legend) a character in morris dancing, played by a man dressed as a woman
2. (European Myth & Legend) legend the sweetheart of Robin Hood
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Robin Hood's sweetheart.
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