a humorous play by William Shakespeare in which Oberon, the king of the fairies, puts a magic spell on Titania, his queen, while she is sleeping, so that she falls in love with the first creature she sees when she awakes. This is Bottom, a weaver who has been given the head of a donkey by Oberon's servant, Puck, who has magic powers. It is one of Shakespeare's most popular plays, and it is often performed outdoors in the summer.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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