or MSS, Mss, mss.
- Master of Social Science.
- Master of Social Service.
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Examples from the Web for mss
It may reasonably be asked if the tale is told, or if any MSS.
The following abbreviations have been employed to note the MSS.
This lyric and the following are printed from the author's MSS.
The table of the library was loaded with books many deep; MSS.The Way of All Flesh
I wrote to Alathea without weakening—I asked her to collect the Mss.Man and Maid
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Word Origin and History for mss
abbreviation of Latin manu scriptum (see manuscript); the plural is MSS, after the custom in Modern Latin.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
A title used before a woman's name, pronounced “Miz” and corresponding to Mr. before a man's.
Feminists have urged the use of Ms. because, unlike Miss or Mrs., it does not identify a woman by her marital status. (See feminism.)
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