“Well, I did maths at school,” he replied as evenly as possible.
The school insp. came yesterday, the old one who always comes for maths.
It's very tiresome, for soon the other school insp. for maths.
Im a Soph myself, by rights, if old Hammond hadnt marked me low in maths.
Opal Earnshaw was fearfully angry that you beat her in maths.
The Nutling seems to give extraordinarily good reports, for twice in the maths.
American English shortening of mathematics, 1890; the British preference, maths, is attested from 1911.
"a mowing," Old English mæð "mowing, cutting of grass," from Proto-Germanic *mediz (cf. Old Frisian meth, Old High German mad, German Mahd "mowing, hay crop"), from PIE *me- "to cut down grass or grain with a sickle or scythe" (see mow).