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masked ball a ball at which the guests wear masks and often costumes.
masking tape a papery adhesive tape used esp. to cover and protect surfaces that are not to be painted, or as an aid in painting straight lines or narrow bands.
masochism a condition in which one derives sexual arousal or satisfaction from one's own pain, humiliation, or other suffering imposed by oneself or by others. [2 definitions]
mason a person skilled in building with stone, brick, or cement. [3 definitions]
masonic (often cap.) of or pertaining to Freemasons or Freemasonry.
Masonite trademark for a board made of pressed wood fibers, used for insulation, partitioning, and the like.
Mason jar a wide-mouthed glass jar with a lid that screws on, often used for home canning and preserving.
masonry work done by a mason, such as stonework or brickwork. [2 definitions]
masque a dramatic entertainment, usu. with music but no dialogue, that was current in England during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. [3 definitions]
masquerade a party or ball at which the guests wear costumes and masks. [5 definitions]
Mass a religious rite, observed in the Roman Catholic and in certain other churches, that celebrates communion with God.
mass a large unspecified amount or number. [9 definitions]
Massachuset a member of an Indian tribe that lived in the region of Massachusetts. [2 definitions]
Massachusetts a northeastern U.S. state on the Atlantic coast north of Connecticut. (abbr.: MA)
massacre the indiscriminate killing of a large number of usu. defenseless people or animals. [4 definitions]
massage a treatment of the body that involves rubbing, kneading, and stroking to improve circulation, ease stiffness, or provide relaxation. [2 definitions]
massage parlor a commercial establishment offering massages, steam baths, and the like, sometimes as a front for prostitution and other illicit sexual activities.
massasauga a brown and white rattlesnake found in swampy areas of the southern and eastern United States.
Massasoit chief of the Wampanoag Indian tribe of North America in the early 17th century who negotiated a peace treaty in 1621 with English colonists who had settled at Plymouth Rock; born Ousamequin (b.1580?--d.1661).
masscult (informal) the artificial, trivialized, commercialized culture apparent in artifacts created for the masses and made popular by the mass media.
massť a shot in billiards made by hitting the cue ball with the cue held nearly vertically, esp. to make the cue ball curve around another ball that is obstructing an object ball.