mathe

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Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

From Old French mare.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

mathe f ‎(plural mathes)

  1. (Jersey) pond

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mathe ‎(plural mathes)

  1. a grub, a maggot, an earthworm