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  • n. A native house servant in India.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A native house servant in India.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See matie.
  • n. In India, a native servant, especially an under-servant or assistant servant.
  • n. A mate; a companion.
  • n. A dockyard carpenter, shipwright, or artificer.

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