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Origin of M.A.1
From the Latin word Magister Artium


Psychology. mental age.
Military Academy. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The M.A.'s are carrying in the provisions, the boys are stowing them and also herding the beasts.

    The Magic City Edith Nesbit
  • I know that's true, because another of the M.A.'s told it me.'

    The Magic City Edith Nesbit
  • He was educated at the university of Aberdeen, where he took the degree of M.A.

  • I took my M.A. as other and better men have taken it before and since.

    Sonia Between two Worlds Stephen McKenna
  • College (the college where Colet is supposed to have taken his degree of M.A.) in 1499.

    The Oxford Reformers Frederic Seebohm
  • He was ready to proceed to M.A. when his uncle Godwin became insane.

    The Battle of the Books Jonathan Swift
  • There was no M.A. for him that year; but in our gowns and sashes we could not mourn for a might-have-been.

    An Edinburgh Eleven

    J. M. Barrie
  • And he dismissed the undergraduates with many thanks, and was helped on to his legs by the M.A.

    My Autobiography F. Max Mller

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