Definitions

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  • noun obsolete, UK Eye dialect spelling of master.

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Examples

  • Ha ha, my measter is a canny Newcassel shopkeeper, on t 'Side.

    Sylvia's Lovers — Complete

  • Ha ha, my measter is a canny Newcassel shopkeeper, on t 'Side.

    Sylvia's Lovers — Volume 1

  • But he means well, and if you send him on an errand will run off to find 'measter' as fast as his short stature will allow.

    Hodge and His Masters

  • All the time he was engaged in taking off the skin, Jacob was anticipating the feast that we were to have; and the good fellow chuckled with delight when he hung the carcass quite close to the kitchen door, that his "measter" might run against it when he came home at night.

    Roughing It in the Bush

  • All the time he was engaged in taking off the skin, Jacob was anticipating the feast that we were to have; and the good fellow chuckled with delight when he hung the carcass quite close to the kitchen door, that his "measter" might run against it when he came home at night.

    Life in the Backwoods

  • All the time he was engaged in taking off the skin, Jacob was anticipating the feast that we were to have; and the good fellow chuckled with delight when he hung the carcass quite close to the kitchen door, that his "measter" might run against it when he came home at night.

    Roughing It in the Bush

  • Eh! but t 'measter' ll be fine and vexed at your comin 'when he's away.

    Sylvia's Lovers — Volume 1

  • Eh! but t 'measter' ll be fine and vexed at your comin 'when he's away.

    Sylvia's Lovers — Complete

  • Timothy Crabshaw will never eat the bread of unthankfulness — it shall never be said of him, that he was wiser than his measter.

    The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

  • “That measter had ordered him to go a different way, and that he should lose his place if he went any other than that he was ordered.”

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

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