- (n.) A vessel having (so many) masts; -- used only in compounds; as, a two-master.
- (n.) A male person having another living being so far subject to his will, that he can, in the main, control his or its actions; -- formerly used with much more extensive application than now. (a) The employer of a servant. (b) The owner of a slave. (c) The person to whom an apprentice is articled. (d) A sovereign, prince, or feudal noble; a chief, or one exercising similar authority. (e) The head of a household. (f) The male head of a school or college. (g) A male teacher. (h) The director of a number of persons performing a ceremony or sharing a feast. (i) The owner of a docile brute, -- especially a dog or horse. (j) The controller of a familiar spirit or other supernatural being.
- (n.) One who uses, or controls at will, anything inanimate; as, to be master of one's time.
- (n.) One who has attained great skill in the use or application of anything; as, a master of oratorical art.
- (n.) A title given by courtesy, now commonly pronounced mister, except when given to boys; -- sometimes written Mister, but usually abbreviated to Mr.
- (n.) A young gentleman; a lad, or small boy.
- (n.) The commander of a merchant vessel; -- usually called captain. Also, a commissioned officer in the navy ranking next above ensign and below lieutenant; formerly, an officer on a man-of-war who had immediate charge, under the commander, of sailing the vessel.
- (n.) A person holding an office of authority among the Freemasons, esp. the presiding officer; also, a person holding a similar office in other civic societies.
- (v. t.) To become the master of; to subject to one's will, control, or authority; to conquer; to overpower; to subdue.
- (v. t.) To gain the command of, so as to understand or apply; to become an adept in; as, to master a science.
- (v. t.) To own; to posses.
- (v. i.) To be skillful; to excel.
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Definition for: ARMETS
- A medieval helmet with a visor and a neck guard
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- An informal use of the Latin word for mother; sometimes used by British schoolboys or used facetiously
- (v. t.) To furnish with a new mast or set of masts.
- (n.) A current of water or other fluid; a liquid flowing continuously in a line or course, either on the earth, as a river, brook, etc., or from a vessel, reservoir, or fountain; specifically, any course of running water; as, many streams are blended in the Mississippi; gas and steam came from the earth in streams; a stream of molten lead from a furnace; a stream of lava from a volcano.
- (n.) A beam or ray of light.
- (n.) Anything issuing or moving with continued succession of parts; as, a stream of words; a stream of sand.
- (n.) A continued current or course; as, a stream of weather.
- (n.) Current; drift; tendency; series of tending or moving causes; as, the stream of opinions or manners.
- (v. i.) To issue or flow in a stream; to flow freely or in a current, as a fluid or whatever is likened to fluids; as, tears streamed from her eyes.
- (v. i.) To pour out, or emit, a stream or streams.
- (v. i.) To issue in a stream of light; to radiate.
- (v. i.) To extend; to stretch out with a wavy motion; to float in the wind; as, a flag streams in the wind.
- (v. t.) To send forth in a current or stream; to cause to flow; to pour; as, his eyes streamed tears.
- (v. t.) To mark with colors or embroidery in long tracts.
- (v. t.) To unfurl.
- An animal trainer who tames wild animals