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WORD ORIGIN

"to gather in a mass" (intransitive), 1560s, from mass (n.1) or from French masser. Transitive sense by c.1600. Related: Massed; massing.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR THE MASSES

commonalities

nouncommon people
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