Origin of ma
shortened variant of mama
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Examples from the Web for mas
Launched just 13 years ago, it quickly became a serious rival to MAS and a rising juggernaut in Asia.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370
December 29, 2014
He also decided to send messages to the future, dictating the generational names for 60 generations of Mas yet to come.The Mystery of Yo-Yo Ma's Name
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
February 9, 2010
Since adding the Special Club category to the wine list, Champagne sales at Mas have increased threefold.
At Mas, Bender and his staff often create multi-course dinners paired with Special Club wines.
At a recent tasting at Mas, Bender selected three favorites from his Special Club list.
The loving relations between me and Mas' Tommy were broken up.My Bondage and My Freedom
Give my love to Mas'r, and dear good Missis, and everybody in the place!
Mas'r and Tom pelted the poor drowning creature with stones.
I'd rather go to torment, and get away from Mas'r and Missis.
Mas'r Haley 's a-restin' at the tavern; he's drefful fatigued, Missis.
- Caribbean a carnival
- music played for a carnival, or a band playing this
C20: from masquerade
- an informal word for mother 1
- Yo-Yo (ˈjəʊjəʊ). born 1955, US cellist, born in France to Chinese parents
- Master of Arts
- psychol mental age
- Military Academy
- Morocco (international car registration)
from French Maroc
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Word Origin and History for mas
1823, childish or colloquial shortening of mamma.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- medical assistant
- mental age
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