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ma1

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Pronunciation: /mɑː
 
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noun

informal
One’s mother: I want my ma [as name]: it was Ma’s favourite song
More example sentences
  • My ma called to ask if we're having a cake.
  • One of my Ma's friends came up with a second broken chicken crate she'd found rotting in a field in Linden, on the other side of St. George Avenue.
  • My ma drank too much wine and smoked too much.

Origin

early 19th century: abbreviation of mama.

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MA2

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abbreviation

1.1Master of Arts: David Jones, MA

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