Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of master.
  • noun A master's degree.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The masters are in part "believing masters," so that a precept to them, how they are to behave as _masters_, recognizes that the relation may still exist, _salva fide et salva ecclesia_, ( "without violating the Christian faith or the church.")

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • ” On the other hand, the masters and the masters’ sons have never been able to see why the Negro, instead of settling down to be day-laborers for bread and clothes, are infected with a silly desire to rise in the world, and why they are sulky, dissatisfied, and careless, where their fathers were happy and dumb and faithful.

    VIII. Of the Quest of the Golden Fleece.

  • Their very manner of speaking to what we call their masters and mistresses will be a like monstrous masquerade.

    The Newcomes

  • Ouer the masters head is alwayes an image, like a puppet, made of felte, which they call the masters brother: and another ouer the head of the good wife or mistresse, which they call her brother being fastened to the wall: and aboue betweene both of, them, there is a little leane one, which is, as it were the keeper of the whole house.

    The iournal of frier William de Rubruquis a French man of the order of the minorite friers, vnto the East parts of the worlde. An. Dom. 1253.

  • This statement from the article is especially interesting:"Before this model was developed, divorce prediction was not accurate," Gottman says in statement, "and we had no idea how to analyze what we call the masters and disasters of marriage -- those long-term happily married and divorced couples."

    Robots and Marriage Counselors

  • This statement from the article is especially interesting:"Before this model was developed, divorce prediction was not accurate," Gottman says in statement, "and we had no idea how to analyze what we call the masters and disasters of marriage -- those long-term happily married and divorced couples."

    02/01/2004 - 03/01/2004

  • This statement from the article is especially interesting:"Before this model was developed, divorce prediction was not accurate," Gottman says in statement, "and we had no idea how to analyze what we call the masters and disasters of marriage -- those long-term happily married and divorced couples."

    Archive 2004-02-01

  • Ouer the masters head is alwayes an image, like a puppet, made of felte, which they call the masters brother: and another ouer the head of the good wife or mistresse, which they call her brother being fastened to the wall: and aboue betweene both of, them, there is a little leane one, which is, as it were the keeper of the whole house.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • They skipped the last couple of decades and listened to what I call the masters, you know, those people we mentioned, Beatles and Rolling Stones and guys like that, and it's a little bit more raw.

    CNN Transcript Apr 5, 2002

  • If they took it upon themselves they could, for instance, appoint a hundred what they call masters, who are kind of agents of the court, and they, I guess, could hand count the ballots.

    CNN Transcript - Special Event: The Florida Vote - December 7, 2000

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