Origin of ma
Origin of M.A.1
Related Words for madistraught, batty, grandmother, parent, mommy, mum, matron, matriarch, mama, bizarre, brainsick, cracked, crazed, crazy, cuckoo, daft, demented, deranged, disordered, dotty
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Contemporary Examples of ma
Ma wrote online, “Let the users decide who wins the game, not monopoly and power.”
To be fair, Ma provided the only safe answer to that question, if “safe” means acceptable to the Chinese Communist Party.
When Ma was still an English teacher in Hangzhou earning $12 a month, he gathered 17 men and women in his apartment.
“They call me Ma because I give them money and horses and diamonds,” Mandelbaum reportedly said.Meet 'The Queen of Thieves' Marm Mandelbaum, New York City's First Mob Boss
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September 7, 2014
It is Ma who refuses to abandon the down-and-out Wilson family even though their company may slow the journey west.Is There a Ma Joad for the Piketty Era?
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Historical Examples of ma
Both your ma and Pishy has got more out of it than you have.
"I'll attend to these things, ma," said Percival, rather suddenly.
Now say, 'Emma, you are one in a million, and a cook besides.'
Ma nearly had a spasm, but she liked the looks of things when we had finished.
"She'd have to go to an academy first to get fitten for it," said Ma.The Bacillus of Beauty
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Word Origin for MA
1823, childish or colloquial shortening of mamma.