from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Eye dialect spelling of master, representing African American Vernacular English.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A corruption of master.
- n. A copper coin of Ceylon.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Erik Johansson & Lars Bergström: "Hur fick materien sin massa?",
The cost savings from the government-controlled prices to buy the massa is not worth the effort.
My massa was a mighty wicked, swearin ', cruel man.
"Do, massa, that is very good and kind; do pray for poor negro souls here and everywhere."
On arriving I found two or three servants waiting on him; but as he did not feel able to make a very hearty dinner, he soon finished, paid the bill, and gave the servants each a trifle, which caused one of them to say to me, "Your massa is a big bug" -- meaning a gentleman of distinction -- "he is the greatest gentleman dat has been dis way for dis six months."
Dengan '' track record '' kelompok massa akan tetapi meningkat suatu gagasan akan berbeda dengan orang untuk menjangkau kelompok strategis di mempengaruhi orang lain.
In the updated version on Williams 'website, "massa" has been replaced with "someone else."
What kind of massa would ever not want to control my life?
For us to just thank the "massa" and vote for her anyway?
It had to do with a fake irate taxpayer pretending they knew it was a city employee loafing here, and telling them to get back to work... the exact quote from the "massa" was: "GET BACK TO WORK ON MY TAX DOLLAR AND QUIT ACTING LIKE A PMS'NG FEMALE."
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.