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Massys

[ mah-sahys ]
/ ˈmɑ saɪs /
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noun
Quen·tin [kven-tin; English kwen-tn], /ˈkvɛn tɪn; English ˈkwɛn tn/, 1466?–1530, Flemish painter.
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Also Matsys, Metsys.
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How to use Massys in a sentence

  • See, Cutter, they've been a hurtin' on him—he's a cryin' now—oh the massys!

    I've Been Thinking;|Azel Stevens Roe
  • Here it is that we find Quentin Massys, the greatest Belgian painter of this later time.

  • Massys was, at Antwerp, the most important painter of his day, following the old Flemish methods with many improvements.

British Dictionary definitions for Massys

Massys

Matsys or Metsys

/ (Flemish ˈmasaɪs) /

noun
Quentin (ˈkventin). 1466–1530, Flemish painter, based in Antwerp; noted for his portraits and scenes of everyday life
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