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NormanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • mare (continental Normandy, Guernsey)
  • mar (Sark)

EtymologyEdit

From Old French mare.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

mathe f (plural mathes)

  1. (Jersey) pond

ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old English maþa, from Proto-Germanic *maþô (worm), from Proto-Indo-European *math-, *moth- (used for insects and vermin). Cognate with Dutch made, German Made and related to Swedish mask, Danish madike, archaic English maddock (English maggot).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mathe (plural mathes)

  1. a grub, a maggot, an earthworm