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Definition of "massa" []

  • A town in W Italy, in NW Tuscany. Pop: 66 769 (2001) (noun)
  • Eye dialect spelling of master, representing African American Vernacular English. (noun)

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Use "massa" in a sentence
  • "Erik Johansson & Lars Bergström: "Hur fick materien sin massa?","
  • "The cost savings from the government-controlled prices to buy the massa is not worth the effort."
  • "On arriving I found two or three servants waiting on him; but as he did not feel able to make a very hearty dinner, he soon finished, paid the bill, and gave the servants each a trifle, which caused one of them to say to me, "Your massa is a big bug" -- meaning a gentleman of distinction -- "he is the greatest gentleman dat has been dis way for dis six months.""