Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Master.
  • noun In zoöl, and botany, a male; one of the male sex: commonly denoted by the sign ♂.
  • noun An abbreviation of masculine.
  • noun A Middle English form of mace.

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  • noun Plural form of ma.
  • initialism Plural form of ma. (astronomy) milli-seconds of arc
  • noun A country cottage or farmstead in southern France.
  • noun metrology milliarcsecond

Etymologies

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Inflected forms.

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From dialectal French mas, Occitan mas.

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m- +‎ as

Examples

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  • The tendency of men to offer answers, even in areas completely out of their purview. Got to be related to the tendency of men not to ask for directions.

    September 9, 2007