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men
pl.
of Keelman
M
As a numeral, M stands for one thousand, both in English and Latin.
M
n.
A quadrat, the face or top of which is a perfect square; also, the size of such a square in any given size of type, used as the unit of measurement for that type: 500 m's of pica would be a piece of matter whose length and breadth in pica m's multiplied together produce that number.
M
n.
A brand or stigma, having the shape of an M, formerly impressed on one convicted of manslaughter and admitted to the benefit of clergy.
Ma
n.
A child's word for mother.
Ma
n.
In Oriental countries, a respectful form of address given to a woman; mother.
Ma
conj.
But; -- used in cautionary phrases; as, \"Vivace, ma non troppo presto\" (i. e., lively, but not too quick).
Maa
n.
The common European gull (Larus canus); -- called also mar. See New, a gull.
p. p.
Made.
n.
The sparrow hawk.
n.
The kestrel.
n.
Madam; my lady; -- a colloquial contraction of madam often used in direct address, and sometimes as an appellation.
A large, pearly, spiral, marine shell (Turbo margaritaceus), from the Pacific Islands. It is used as an ornament.
n.
An East Indian coin, of about one tenth of the weight of a rupee.
a.
Dejected; sorrowful; downcast.
Mad
n.
A slattern.
Mad
n.
The name of a female fairy, esp. the queen of the fairies; and hence, sometimes, any fairy.
v. t.
To wrap up.
n.
A spirituous liquor or drink distilled from potatoes; -- used in the Barbadoes.
n.
A kind of persimmon tree (Diospyros discolor) from the Philippine Islands, now introduced into the East and West Indies. It bears an edible fruit as large as a quince.

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