- ‘I want my ma’
- ‘it was Ma's favourite song’
- ‘My ma called to ask if we're having a cake.’
- ‘One of my Ma's friends came up with a second broken chicken crate she'd found rotting in a field in Linden, on the other side of St. George Avenue.’
- ‘My ma drank too much wine and smoked too much.’
Early 19th century shortening of mama.
1Massachusetts (in official postal use).
2Master of Arts.
degree holder, person with a degree
- ‘David Jones, MA’
3Morocco (international vehicle registration).
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