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Origin of M.A.1
< Latin Magister Artium


Psychology. mental age.
Military Academy. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In 1565 he read a Greek lecture in hall, took his M.A. degree the year after, and read natural philosophy in the public schools.

  • He was ready to proceed to M.A. when his uncle Godwin became insane.

    The Battle of the Books Jonathan Swift
  • And he dismissed the undergraduates with many thanks, and was helped on to his legs by the M.A.

    My Autobiography F. Max Mller
  • There was no M.A. for him that year; but in our gowns and sashes we could not mourn for a might-have-been.

    An Edinburgh Eleven J. M. Barrie
  • No Mr. Noah, no Lucy, no gentle islanders, no M.A.'s—and what is more there were no huts and there was no castle.

    The Magic City Edith Nesbit
  • This procured him the degree of M.A. from the university of Aberdeen.

  • To a man who is taking his M.A. degree, Oxford, as it was when he was a freshman, seems quite a thing of the past.

    My Autobiography F. Max Mller
  • In 1708 he obtained his M.A. degree, and two years later was chosen Fellow.

    The Age of Pope John Dennis

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