- a variant of matey
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Examples from the Web for maty
I don't like your floor, maty; it's too springy to my taste.Moby Dick; or The Whale
What is the reason that no servant or maty boy makes his appearance?The Humour and Pathos of Anglo-Indian Life
Go aft and look down the companion-way, maty, and see it for yourself.
"The maty has plenty of food and water where he is," said Jack.
But let Maty be the only Critic that has anything to do with it.The Works of William Cowper