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  1. 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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Examples from the Web for massys

Historical Examples of massys

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

    I've Been Thinking;

    Azel Stevens Roe

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

  • I hear talk 'bout some massys goin' arter dem an' bringin' back mor'n dey had in de fust place.

British Dictionary definitions for massys


Matsys or Metsys

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