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maiden name the last name of a woman before she marries and takes her husband's last name.
maid of honor an unmarried woman who is the most important attendant of a bride at her wedding.
mail1 the system set up to send and deliver letters, packages and other items; postal system. [4 definitions]
mail2 flexible armor made of connected metal rings.
mailbox a public box in which people place letters to be sent by mail. [2 definitions]
mail carrier a person whose job is to deliver mail.
mailman a man whose job is to deliver mail; postman.
maim to hurt badly by destroying a part of the body or making it useless.
main most important; chief; primary. [2 definitions]
Maine a state in the northeastern United States on the Atlantic Coast. Its capital is Augusta. (abbreviated: ME)
mainframe a computer that is much bigger and more powerful than ordinary computers. Mainframes are used chiefly by large companies and other organizations. A mainframe can be connected to a number of computer terminals and used by many people at the same time.
mainland the main land mass of a country or continent, not including nearby islands.
mainly for the most part; mostly.
mainstay a strong rope or cable that holds and steadies the mast of a sailing ship. [2 definitions]
mainstream the main or most common direction or trend of a human activity or movement. [2 definitions]
maintain to continue; keep in existence. [3 definitions]
maintenance the act of maintaining. [2 definitions]
maize see Indian corn.
majestic having majesty; grand; splendid; noble.
majesty the greatness, dignity, or power of a royal person. [2 definitions]
major the military rank above captain and below lieutenant colonel. [3 definitions]