Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A native house servant in India.

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  • noun archaic A native house servant in India.

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