1. masculine. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use mas. in a sentence

  • Miss Dory would say so, but, Mas'r Crompton, you'll fotch her back sometime to de ole place.

    The Cromptons | Mary J. Holmes
  • His father's home was a little way out of the village, and the boy was brought up at the mas, amid farm-hands and shepherds.

    Frdric Mistral | Charles Alfred Downer
  • Vincèn is found unconscious and carried to the Mas des Micocoules, and various remedies tried.

    Frdric Mistral | Charles Alfred Downer
  • Mas lamì ang litsi priska kay sa linata, Fresh milk tastes better than canned milk.

  • Thus, for instance, the first Mas-sa-chusetts Bay colonists came over in 1628.

    The Story of the Thirteen Colonies | H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber

British Dictionary definitions for mas (1 of 2)


/ (mɑːs) /

  1. Caribbean a carnival

  2. music played for a carnival, or a band playing this

Origin of mas

C20: from masquerade

British Dictionary definitions for -mas (2 of 2)


n combining form
  1. indicating a Christian festival: Christmas; Michaelmas

Origin of -mas

from Mass

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