Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Variant of Meuse.

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  • proper n. The Meuse, a major European river.

Etymologies

From Dutch Maas. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But they didn't catch the creature and Miss Eva, who walked up to join Maas Helton, knows why.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • The creature has been spotted in Maas Helton's banana field more than once and now the shaken man is afraid to leave his bed at night.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • Mr. MAAS: ... in Ireland, spelled the same as the Dutch version, and it's pronounced Maas (pronounced mace) and it means in Gaelic ` a thighbone 'and in Dutch, Maas, pronounced Maas (pronounced moss) means

    Underboss: Sammy The Bull Gravano's Story of Life in the Mafia

  • Napoleon did not ask for any definite promise, but suggested the annexation of some German territory to France; it was explained to him that Prussia would not surrender any German territory, but that, if France took part of Belgium, the Prussian frontier must be extended to the Maas, that is, must include the north-east of Belgium.

    Bismarck and the Foundation of the German Empire

  • The result was "" Underboss, '' Maas's best-selling look at Sammy's grisly career, including the 19 murders he committed.

    Sammy Vs. Son Of Sam

  • It cannot, then, surprise us that history does not speak of it "[Maas," Life of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • “As two of the people behind MiniNova, the Dutch BitTorrent index and search site, Erik Dubbelboer (left) and Niek van der Maas are both automatically labelled as scurvy pirates, determined to drive the poor, hard-pressed corporate movie and music industries into the ground,” said p2pnet recently.

    MiniNova introduces ‘filter’ system

  • “As two of the people behind MiniNova, the Dutch BitTorrent index and search site, Erik Dubbelboer (left) and Niek van der Maas are both automatically labelled as scurvy pirates, determined to drive the poor, hard-pressed corporate movie and music industries into the ground,” said p2pnet recently, going on:

    Mininova and BREIN in court battle

  • Judge Maas noted Mr. Elie faces the charges as either a principal or an aider and abetter with the others in the alleged scheme.

    Man Charged in Online Poker Case Pleads Not Guilty

  • Chad Elie, one of 11 charged in a nine-count federal indictment handed down Friday, entered the plea after hearing the charges enumerated by U.S. Magistrate Judge Frank Maas in Manhattan.

    Man Charged in Online Poker Case Pleads Not Guilty

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