Thesaurus / mater
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I gave it, and he burst into a derisive laugh, meant for me and the mater.
"No, you're not," said the Mater; and she pinched me till I started.
THE WOMAN WHO VOWEDELLISON HARDING
Of course, the mater told me you were on your way home, but I didn't tell old Jimsy here, as long as you hadn't.
PLAY THE GAME!RUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
I say, if my mater saw that tumble, she would not let me go out alone any more, would she?
THE SWAN AND HER CREWGEORGE CHRISTOPHER DAVIES
The Mater is quite a youthful peasant girl: we should not regret it if it were totally gone.
I made it out while I was talking to the mater and Sis in your box, of course.
MR. PROHACKE. ARNOLD BENNETT
Did father believe the same as clergymen about things, mater?
AFTERWARDSIAN MACLAREN
He cowld nat denay but yt they were sette there nat longe agoo, and also the mater dyd playnly testyfye ye same.
The mater isn't at all the district-visiting sort, I assure you, sir.
The mater packed them, but they weren't much, the worse for wear when I brought them back to St. Margaret's again.